Kelly Johnston

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December 29, 2020 | by Kelly Johnston | in Commentary, Course Materials

2021 and the Future of Course Materials & Course Content

For twenty years, we have focused on reinventing the higher education bookstore model. From developing the first used book marketplace and accepting financial aid for all book types, to preparing schools for the transition to digital and integrating with OER based adaptive courseware, we have made it our mission to provide students with easy access to affordable course materials. 2020 has shown us that students require a state-of-the-art online bookstore and course materials platform. Technology is a necessity now more than ever.

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Emory & Henry Launches New Course Materials Platform

Giving students seamless access to low-cost print and digital textbooks

We are thrilled to announce our newest partnership with Emory & Henry College, a private liberal arts institution in Emory, Va., the oldest institution of higher learning in Southwest Virginia, devoted to transforming lives and increasing excellence. E&H has selected Akademos as its partner to launch its new online bookstore and course materials platform. Beginning this spring, students will benefit from the convenience and substantial cost-savings of ordering and accessing course materials online.

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Cardinal Stritch Launches Full-Service Online Campus Store

Offering greater accessibility and significant savings for books and merchandise to the university community

We are thrilled to announce our newest partnership with Cardinal Stritch University, a Franciscan values-driven university in Milwaukee, WI committed to continuously encouraging academic excellence and growth among students, staff and faculty. Stritch has selected Akademos as its partner in developing an online store for merchandise and course materials. This partnership will give their students, alumni, and greater university community access to a vast selection of low-cost textbooks and Stritch-branded apparel and merchandise through a personalized online ordering platform. The new online store and course materials platform has launched to support the spring 2021 semester.

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Suncoast Technical College Selects Akademos to Support Accessibility and Affordability for Students

The new full service online bookstore offers significant savings, support, and service to the community

We are thrilled to announce our newest partnership with Suncoast Technical College. The community-focused technical education institution will now provide a full-service solution for course materials, uniforms, and merchandise to their growing educational community. The personalized online ordering technology solution will launch for the spring 2021 semester.

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November 19, 2020 | by Kelly Johnston |

WVNCC Launches Full-Service Virtual Campus Store

Providing greater opportunities to access affordable course materials and branded merchandise

We are thrilled to announce our newest partnership with West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC), a comprehensive community college committed to excellence in teaching and learning based in Wheeling, WV. After a thorough competitive proposal process, WVNCC has selected Akademos to run their full-service online store for course materials and branded merchandise and apparel. The new WVNCC online store will launch to support the spring 2021 semester.
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Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College Partners with Akademos to Launch New Online Bookstore

The new platform provides students convenient access to low-cost course materials and the right tools for a successful academic experience

We are excited to announce our newest partnership with Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, a public tribal community college that serves the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation headquarters at New Town and its surrounding neighbors. NHSC will not only offer this convenient, cost-effective, and efficient course materials platform, but students will be offered a new program that provides them a voucher to purchase a laptop through the online bookstore. The voucher program offers a greater level of accessibility to all students no matter their location. The new bookstore will launch December 1st to support the spring 2021 semester.

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