Lauren LaFronz

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October 27, 2016 | by Lauren LaFronz | in Company News, Partnerships

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 ordering

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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September 21, 2016 | by Lauren LaFronz | in Company News, Textbook Affordability

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 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.
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Webinar Materials: Proven Strategies for Addressing Textbook Affordability

We've received a lot of positive feedback from college and university administrators who
attended Tuesday's webinar 
on proven strategies for addressing textbook affordability and bookstore services. The event featured an insightful discussion with Davenport University and Roanoke College about how they've used new college bookstore strategies to lower textbook costs, improve bookstore sales and increase student satisfaction.

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Webinar: Proven Strategies for Addressing Textbook Affordability

Registration is now open for a new webinar featuring two progressive institutions, Davenport Univerity and Roanoke College, that have successfully used new strategies to lower textbook costs, improve bookstore sales and increase student satisfaction.

Our webinar, Proven Strategies for Addressing Textbook Affordabilityon August 9 from 2:00-3:00 PM EST, will review insights from our recent college student survey on course material purchasing behavior & online bookstore services.

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July 27, 2016 | by Lauren LaFronz | in Partnerships

Peru State College Selects Akademos' Online College Bookstore Solution

Akademos' online college bookstore solution saves students up to 60% off the list price of textbooks and course materials

Peru State College, a public, four-year institution and Nebraska’s first college, has partnered with Akademos to significantly reduce textbook costs, improve the efficiency of the textbook adoption process and empower faculty to select affordable, high-quality course materials.Peru State students 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 college bookstore. They  save an average of 60% off the list price of course materials using Akademos’ exclusive marketplace of over 100 million new and used textbooks.
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NACUBO Session Recording Available: The Hybrid College Bookstore Model

If textbook affordability is important to your institution and you're open to learning about new bookstore
models, you'll want to request the recording of our interactive session with Labouré and Berea colleges from the 2016 NACUBO Annual Meeting. 

This well-attended session, which received a lot of positive feedback, covers how the new hybrid college bookstore model reduces textbook costs, improves bookstore sales and increases student satisfaction.
The recording and presentation materials can be requested by clicking here or on the button below.

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