Kelly Johnston

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The Heart and Soul of Campus Life

Your store, your staff, our software - the complete student experience

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New York Tech Now Offering technology solution to support students

Akademos will provide a centralized technology solution to enhance the student experience and provide greater affordability and adaptability to current trends

We are thrilled to announce our newest partner school! New York Institute of Technology has selected Akademos as its partner to provide a new full-service platform for course materials, as well as branded merchandise and apparel to its community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The career-focused non-for-profit private university will launch Akademos’ streamlined technology solution to support students beginning in the summer 2021 term. 

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University Launching Innovative Campus Store Model

University to run new campus store as it moves course materials online with Akademos

We are excited to announce that after a thorough, competitive search, Ferris State University has chosen Akademos as its technology partner to launch a new hybrid bookstore model. Using Akademos’ premier course content platform, Michigan-based Ferris, along with Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University, will move course material sales online while running an on-campus store for branded merchandise and apparel.

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March 11, 2021 | by Kelly Johnston |

Fontbonne University Moving to Student-Focused Campus Store Platform

We are excited to share our newest partnership with Fontbonne University! The private university in Clayton, MO, committed to transforming education, selected Akademos’ premier course content platform to support their 1,200 students with innovative technology and better access to low-cost textbooks and popular merchandise. This partnership and summer 2021 launch of the new online store is the first step of many positive changes planned for the university in the coming months. 

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Eastern Mennonite University Optimizes Affordability and Convenience

We are excited to share our newest partnership with Eastern Mennonite University! EMU is working hard to help support students both academically and financially in this rapidly changing educational environment. The private liberal arts university in Virginia, historically known for its commitment to educating leaders who value peace, justice, and intercultural engagement, will bring additional long-term benefits to students through our course materials platform. The new online bookstore is set to launch to support the summer 2021 term. 

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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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