Rickenbach Learning Center

Building Code: LC

Street view of Rickenbach Learning Center entrance

The Rickenbach Learning Center is home to Kutztown's Communication majors as well as Cinema, Television and Media Production Majors.

Rickenbach Learning Center

Academic Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Rickenbach Learning Center

Exterior View of Rickenbach Learning Center

Social Media Analytics Strategic Hub (SMASH)

Kutztown's unique social media research learning space.

Parking lot behind Rickenbach
SMASH lab classroom with social media displays and work stations.

Do you want to learn how to communicate?  This is the building for you. The Rickenbach Learning Center may be one of the most exciting buildings on campus. 

Featuring a state-of-the-art television studio, audio and video editing suites, Cinema, Television and Media students shoot complete television shows and produce film and media projects in this building.

The Communication Studies Department teaches its students valuable communication skills here.

Home to the Social Media Analytics Strategic Hub (SMASH), a unique, innovative and collaborative space with access to software and technology only available at select research institutions in the U.S.

Named for Mary E. Rickenbach, who was a 1912 graduate who returned in 1919 to become the supervisor of the primary grades of the model school, and eventually retired after 43 years at Kutztown as Dean of Women.