SSU holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new CPPI-built science buildings

November 30, 2017

Savannah, Ga. – October 20, 2017 – On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 2 p.m., Savannah State University held a ribbon cutting ceremony on campus for two new science buildings, marking their official opening.

The Science and Technology Building is a two-story, 30,000 square foot laboratory facility. It will house engineering technology and chemistry laboratories, with space and capabilities for surveying, construction materials, and digital and electronic systems.

The Marine Sciences Building is a 17,000 square foot faculty office and laboratory facility. It will house cutting edge equipment for dolphin survey, necropsy, fish ecology, and more. One of its most notable highlights is its dock with deep-water access, allowing students and faculty to conduct deep-water research just minutes from the lab.

CPPI is proud to have worked in collaboration with Savannah State and Hussey, Gay, Bell Architects to complete two innovative buildings that will increase student and faculty research capabilities and be a part of the university’s growing College of Sciences and Technology.

CPPI specializes in commercial, educational, healthcare, governmental, and institutional construction. CPPI’s Principals include: Breck A. Weingart, Chairman/Principal; John V. Carlson, Principal; Brian K. Leslie, President/Principal; Matt Webster, Executive VP/Principal; Vinnie Moreschi, VP Healthcare Division/Principal; Jason Morgan, VP Regional Manager/Principal.

Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is one of Florida’s leading general contractors, construction managers and design-builders. Since 1968, the firm has established a tradition of excellence by providing an impressive array of services for public and private sector clients. Recognized as a powerhouse of innovation, sustainability, craftsmanship and expertise, CPPI has constructed more than 40 LEED projects and has more than 50 LEED Accredited Professionals on staff. CPPI’s services cover a wide range of expertise including project planning and modeling, budget estimating and cost management, project scheduling and construction. For more information, please visit CPPI’s website at, follow CPPI on Twitter @CPPI_News, or call 888-435-CPPI.