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Akademos Names Raj Kaji as Next Chief Executive Officer

New CEO appointed to accelerate growth of the leading virtual bookstore platform in Higher Education

Today, we announced Raj Kaji as the new Chief Executive Officer. Following the successful rapid growth seen under the departing John Squires, Raj will continue the trajectory of Akademos and support student success by accelerating the expansion of our virtual bookstore platform in colleges and universities across the nation.

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BCCC Selects Akademos to Operate Online Bookstore and Marketplace

The Akademos online bookstore and marketplace will offer BCCC students significant savings on textbooks and course materials while providing the convenience of anytime, anywhere orderingBeaufort County Community College Akademos

Beaufort County Community College (BCCC) has joined Akademos' fast-growing list of partner schools. BCCC, a public institution based in Washington, North Carolina, provides associate degree, diploma, certificate and continuing education programs for Arts and Sciences, Business/Industry and Allied Health. These programs are designed to help students transfer to a four-year college or go directly into the workforce, as well as serve individuals that simply wish to advance their skills.
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Akademos Launches Curriculum Development Services for College Faculty

Our partnership with NobleStream provides faculty with individual consultations for the selection of innovative, low-cost textbooks and course materials. 

Akademos_Curriculum_Services_logo.jpgAkademos Curriculum Development Services™ provides faculty with personal consultations on new learning models and course material choices that support faculty and student success by improving access to alternative, low-cost options.

Akademos & Presentation College Launch Online Bookstore Offering Affordable Textbooks

Hybrid bookstore model enables Presentation to offer low-cost textbooks online and a wider selection of merchandise on campus 

Akademos has partnered with Presentation College to launch an online bookstore Image result for presentation collegewebsite giving students access to a vast selection of low-cost textbooks along with a convenient, personalized and fast ordering experience. Presentation College, named to the President’s Honor Roll for Community Service, is an independent Catholic institution based in South Dakota with a focus on the education of health care professionals.

Akademos & Lancaster County Career & Tech Center Reduce Textbook Costs

Akademos online bookstore solution enables students across multiple campuses to conveniently purchase low-cost textbooks Image result for Lancaster County Career & Tech Center

Akademos and Lancaster County Career & Technology Center (LCCTC) have launched an online bookstore enabling LCCTC students at multiple campuses to purchase low-cost course materials anytime, anywhere. LCCTC, based in Southeastern Pennsylvania, was named one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program.

Students in LCCTC programs including Agriscience, Information  Technology, Culinary Arts and other areas can now shop for textbooks in new, used, rental and eBook formats on any device using a custom-branded version of the mobile-optimized Akademos online bookstore. Students save an average of 60% off the list price of their course materials using Akademos’ exclusive marketplace of over 100 million new and used textbooks.

RedShelf & Akademos Partner to Deliver Affordable Digital Course Materials

Partnership will provide eLearning content to students at over 120 colleges and universities nationwide Redshelf & Akademos Partner To Deliver Affordable Digital Course Materials

Starting this July, RedShelf, one of the fastest-growing distributors of eTextbooks in the U.S., will distribute digital course materials through Akademos. A new strategic partnership between the two companies will offer students state-of-the-art digital materials at prices that are up to 60% lower than the cost of printed course materials.

Akademos’ customized, online college bookstore solutions support over 120 colleges and universities nationwide. In 2015, Akademos saved students over $11 million in textbook and course materials costs, furthering its mission to meet the increasing demand for affordable and accessible course materials.

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