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Student Communications Media

The Stallion

ABAC’s student newspaper has been the state’s top college newspaper in its class for more than 30 years. Members of the newspaper staff provide news, features, sports stories, entertainment, photography, cartoons, editorial comment, and advertisements relative to the ABAC locations and its people. The Stallion also creates Stallion TV, producing video stories about ABAC and providing live coverage of college events such as graduation. The Stallion office and TV studio are located on Tifton campus. Participation is open to all interested students. The Stallion Newspaper website is https://www.abacstallion.com and the advisor is Dr. Tom Grant (tgrant@abac.edu). Stallion TV can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSb3VSf59_rISeNXKeXarMg

Pegasus

ABAC’s award-winning literary magazine is issued during spring semester. Pegasus features poetry, essays, fiction, feature articles, art, and photography by ABAC students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Submissions are solicited from Georgia high school students and undergraduate students from Georgia colleges, as well. In addition to publishing the magazine, Pegasus hosts a number of well attended events during the school year, such as open mic nights and readings from visiting writers.

The Pegasus office is located on the Tifton campus. Opportunities are available for students who want to contribute material to the magazine, work on editing and publishing, or participate in events. No prior experience is necessary.

Adroit

The annual creative arts journal of ABAC at Bainbridge, Adoit, is an artistic forum for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community. The journal features poetry, fiction and non-fiction prose, art, and photography.

WPLH (103.1 FM)

Operated by students, the ABAC Tifton campus radio station, WPLH, features a full-time broadcast schedule, which offers a wide variety of musical genres and styles, news, features, and other entertainment. The broadcasting studio and office are located in Tifton. Student DJs and managers are always needed for the station. If interested, send an email to: wplh@stallions.abac.edu or call (229) 391-4977.

Baldwin Players

Any student whose interests include carpentry, sound and light technology, public relations, clothing design, theatrical production, or acting should consider joining the Baldwin Players on the Tifton campus. The Players stage two (2) college-produced productions each year. Auditions are announced well in advance and are open to all students. For more information, interested students should contact the School of Arts & Sciences.

Music Organizations

The ABAC Concert Band and Concert Choir on the Tifton campus are open to all students who are interested in music. To be a member of the ABAC Jazz Ensemble, Voices of ABAC/Jazz Choir, or Chamber Singers, auditions are required for membership and one must belong to the larger ensemble first. In addition to a highly anticipated on-campus concert every semester, each group performs at various civic group events, community festivals, and at various high schools. The Jazz Ensemble has toured and performed in Europe, while the choirs have performed in New York and at Disney World. For information on participation in the Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble and choral groups, contact the School of Arts and Sciences.

ABAC Ambassadors

The Ambassadors, a select group of students chosen at the beginning of each fall semester for their enthusiasm, premier leadership ability, and exceptional communication skills, represent ABAC. The ABAC Ambassadors provide official campus tours, host visiting dignitaries, and assist with on-campus functions. The Ambassadors are the face of ABAC. Applications are available online or can be picked up from the Public Relations Office in Tift Hall on Tifton site or from the Executive Director at Bainbridge site. Mandatory personal interviews and a social are critical in the highly competitive selection process.

Greek Social Organizations

ABAC recognizes the value of Greek organizations as a co-curricular experience which provides students with unique leadership and social opportunities. Therefore, ABAC Tifton hosts a fraternity (Alpha Gamma Rho) and three (3) sororities (Alpha Sigma Alpha, Lambda Sigma Upsilon, and Sigma Alpha) on campus. ABAC envisions Greek Life will grow even more in the coming years. For more information about Greek life at ABAC, please visit https://www.abac.edu/campus-life/clubs-and-organizations/greek-life/.