Our SMC Center for Media and Design + KCRW Media Center Officially Open!

Our SMC Center for Media and Design + KCRW Media Center Officially Open!

An estimated 1,800 guests and community members gathered this past Saturday for the grand opening of Santa Monica College’s Center for Media and Design, and KCRW’s new headquarters. The morning’s ribbon-cutting ceremony featured opening remarks by SMC and KCRW executives, as well as by our Design Director, Clive Wilkinson. The afternoon open house included campus tours, live entertainment, and opportunities to interact with radio personalities. Read more about the celebration here!


SMC Superintendent/President Dr. Kathryn E. Jeffery cuts the ribbon for the college’s new $115M Center for Media and Design and the KCRW Media Center, flanked by (left to right): architect Clive Wilkinson; SMC student trustee Chase Matthews; KCRW President Jennifer Ferro; KCRW Board Chair Matt Kline; (extreme right) SMC Associated Students president Jennifer Chen; SMC Interim Dean of Career Education Frank Dawson; and SMC Board Chair Dr. Andrew Walzer. (Image Credit: Amy Williams)