Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will break ground in July of 2019 on a $135 million academic tower in Harrisburg, Pa. Accommodating at least 1,000 new students, the 17-story, 386,200-sf facility will support programs in nursing, allied health, pharmaceutical sciences, advanced manufacturing, and interactive media. The tower will include a $33.5 million, 197-room hotel and conference center that will be owned by hospitality partner HHM, with ten floors of the building being shared by the hotelier and the university. A $1.5 million restaurant will also be located in the structure. The project team includes design consultant Stantec and construction firms Whiting-Turner and Reynolds Enterprises. Occupancy is expected by summer of 2021.