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CUNY School of Law Launches Akademos’ Online Bookstore Solution

We are pleased to announce that the CUNY School of Law has joined our growing list of partner schools. The School of Law, along CUNY School of Law Selects Akademos' Online Bookstore Solutionwith Medgar Evers College and John Jay College of Criminal Justice, becomes the third City University of New York (CUNY) Institution to adopt Akademos' online bookstore solution within the last year.

Starting in Fall 2015, CUNY School of Law students can shop for textbooks and course materials in the money saving format of their choice and place orders anytime, anywhere through a mobile optimized online bookstore and marketplace.

CUNY’s Medgar Evers College Selects Akademos' Online Bookstore Solution

Medgar Evers chooses Akademos to improve student success and increase Medgar Evers College Selects Akademos to Reduce Textbook Costs for Studentstextbook affordability, becoming the second City University of New York
(CUNY) institution to partner with Akademos.

Akademos announced today that City University of New York’s (CUNY) Medgar Evers College has joined its rapidly growing list of partner schools.

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New Addition to the Akademos Team

As schools throughout the country focus more on textbook affordability and student success, we are pleased to announce the addition of Joe Diggins to the Akademos team.  As Senior Regional Sales Manager, Joe will focus on providing support and consultation to schools in the Western United States to help meet the rapid growth in conversations we are having with administrators about innovative bookstore solutions.

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Akademos Awards Nine Textbook Scholarships

Akademos, Inc., has recognized nine students at colleges across the country for their creativity in this year’s Akademos/TextbookX Textbook Scholarship Contest. The first place winner, two runner-up winners, and six honorable mention winners all received a textbook scholarship to apply towards course materials for fall 2014.

To participate in the contest, students posed with their favorite book and submitted their self-taken photos with a creative caption to the TextbookX Facebook page.  After uploading their#BookShelfie —a play on the word “bookshelf” and the social media “selfie” trend— students encouraged friends and family to vote for their entry.

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TextbookX Launches Second Annual Scholarship Contest

TextbookX, the Akademos direct-to-student ecommerce platform, is pleased to announce its second annual textbook scholarship photo contest.

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Laboure College's use of Akademos Virtual Bookstore Featured in Business Officer Magazine

A recently published article in the May issue of Business Officer Magazine (“Livening Up the Shelves,” by Apryl Motley) profiles three institutions who have found innovative content delivery methods — online and on campus — to stock their bookstore shelves:

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