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WSU Everett “flying” stairway built locally


The new WSU Everett stairway from GR Plume in Ferndale is complete and will be installed in our new building soon. Read more about it in this short story from the Bellingham Herald. The stairway weighs 12,000 pounds (six tons)!

“We’re a small employer in Whatcom County but our labor built this,” said Robin Plume, owner of the architectural millwork company.

The new building will open fall semester 2017 and will include labs and general classrooms for undergraduate students. The campus now offers software engineering and data analytics in addition to previously available programs for mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, hospitality business management and integrated strategic communication.