ABAC gets special designation

ABAC President David Bridges (left) and Dr. Tim Marshall (right), Dean for the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, are pictured with Andy Dunn (center), a Diversified Agriculture major from Menlo, Ga. and the 1,001 student to enroll in agriculture classes for this semester. / ABAC

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents designated Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College as Georgia's official Agricultural State College.

In addition, for the first time in the history of the College, ABAC started the year with more than 1,000 students, nearly 600 of which are enrolled in a bachelor's degree program, registered in its School of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

To celebrate, ABAC students, faculty, staff and administration enjoyed 1000 green and gold donuts Thursday morning at a press conference in the Agricultural Science building.

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