Members of the campus community and others break ground for the CUB project.

Ground broken for CUB expansion/renovation

Members of the Shippensburg University community broke ground today (May 21) to officially begin expansion of the Ceddia Union Building.

The project includes renovation of the nearly 80,000 square feet of the existing building and construction of an additional nearly 57,000 square feet of space. When finished in December 2011, it will include expanded dining services, a convenience store, the University Bookstore and student programming and lounge spaces.

Participating in the program were university President Bill Ruud, Dr. Roger Serr, vice president for student affairs; Darrell Claiborne, director of the University Union and Student Activities; Lance Bryson, associate vice president for facilities management and planning; B. Michael Schaul, chair of the university's Council of Trustees; and Stephen Latanishen, president of the Student Association.
Also at the ceremony were representatives of the design firm and contractors working on the project. They included representatives from H2L2 Architect Planners LLC, Lobar Inc. and Stouffer Mechanical Contractor LLC. They included Mykhaylo Kulynych from H2L2 Architect Planners; Richard Eichelberger Jr., Frank Eichelberger, Charlie Shughart and Jerry Seymore from Lobar; and Jared H. Stouffer and Andrew R. Baughman from Stouffer Mechanical.