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Home for Innovation. Room to Grow.

The Francis X. and Nancy Hursey Center for Advanced Engineering and Health Professions will transform the campus and meet the needs of high-caliber, dedicated, and deserving students for years to come.

The Hursey Center, a 60,000-square-foot academic building in the academic quad, houses new, specialized, and technology-rich facilities for our growing programs in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture; and the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions. The project also includes renovations to two existing spaces—Dana and UTC Halls—and will also account for the increased need of classroom space for many general education courses offered through the College of Arts and Sciences.

The placement of the Hursey Center intentionally creates a series of gathering spaces around the building and across the quad, which is so large that we rarely seize the opportunity to utilize this space. A green roof will aesthetically blend the building with the surrounding environment, while showcasing the many environmentally friendly features contained within. 

Updates and Announcements

Read more about the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

UHart celebrated the opening of the Hursey Center for Advanced Engineering and Health Professions at a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Sept. 9.

Meet Frank and Nancy Hursey

Frank and Nancy Hursey bring together their lifelong passions in support of UHart’s newest academic building.

Watch the Ribbon Cutting Video!

The Hursey Center is open and we celebrated on Sept. 9. Get an inside look of the new building and hear the excitement from our UHart students, faculty, honored guests, and administration.

An Investment in Our Future
Gregory Woodward, President

As part of President Woodward's Vision 2019 initiative, the University aims to completely upgrade campus by expanding facilities and programs at the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, and the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture.

This building will transform the overall landscape of our campus and our future. We're making an investment in ourselves, while meeting the needs of dedicated and deserving students for years to come.

A State-of-the-Art Facility

now open!

Opening on schedule, the Hursey Center construction was completed in time to welcome new and returning UHart students for the start of the fall semester. Take a look at the most recent building construction photos and watch the building transformation.  

Building Tomorrow's Professionals