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Home for Innovation. Room to Grow.

Opening in fall 2021, the Francis X. and Nancy Hursey Center for Advanced Engineering and Health Professions has transformed our campus and will continue to 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 included renovations to two existing spaces—Dana and UTC Halls—and also accounts 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. The iconinc green roof aesthetically blends the building with the surrounding environment, while showcasing the many environmentally friendly features contained within. 

Updates and Announcements

Thriving New Programs in ENHP & CETA

The Hursey Center opened its doors to new and returning students—and is already opening opportunities to a new kind of learning experience at UHart with the growth of academic programs.

Take a Closer Look at Hursey Facilities

Check out Hursey's modern, fully equipped labs and classrooms emphasizing hands-on learning to build students' skills and confidence for successful careers.

Meet Frank and Nancy Hursey

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

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

The Hursey Center construction was completed in time to welcome new and returning UHart students for the start of the fall 2021 semester. From wind tunnels for aerospace engineering to lifelike simulation manikins for nursing, the Hursey Center provides opportunities for a new kind of learning experience for our students. 

Building Tomorrow's Professionals