Georgia College in Milledgeville opens new science complex

Visitors to the new complex can watch the scientists at work through floor-to-ceiling windows.

MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia – Georgia College is celebrating a new complex where visitors can see science in action.

The university opened its new $ 22 million science complex on Wednesday.

They started work in the spring of 2020 and it took a little over a year to finish.

It is 43,000 square feet and has floor-to-ceiling glass windows that visitors can enter and see scientists at work.

College of Arts and Science Dean Eric Tenbus says the new building can take their science programs to a new level.

“I think the last new build at Georgia College was probably more than 20 years ago,” said Tenbus. “There’s just a lot of excitement here for a new academic building. This will become our biology, environmental science, [and] Faculty of Chemistry. “

The university also broke ground on Wednesday for a $ 3.4 million interpretation center in Andalusia; Home of the author Flannery O’Connor.

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