Lisa Marie DeSanto

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May 30, 2018 | by Lisa Marie DeSanto | in Partnerships

Presbyterian College Partners with Akademos to Address Textbook Affordability

The Akademos online bookstore and Marketplace will provide students with lower cost course materials and highly personalized service

Presbyterian College has selected Akademos as its online bookstore provider to help students save on course materials. The College offers a rigorous education with a built-in support network, inspiring students to learn and value service along the way. Over one thousand students attend the College, which will launch its online bookstore to support its Fall Term 2018.

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May 22, 2018 | by Lisa Marie DeSanto | in Partnerships

Ferrum College Selects Akademos for New Online Bookstore Service

Unique platform and marketplace will lower textbook prices for students and provide actionable insights and data to support student success  

Ferrum College has selected Akademos as its online bookstore service provider to help students obtain significant savings on course materials. The College, founded in 1913, offers nationally recognized bachelor’s degree programs ranging from business and environmental science to teacher education and criminal justice.  Ferrum College will launch its online bookstore beginning Fall Semester 2018.

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May 17, 2018 | by Lisa Marie DeSanto | in Partnerships

University of Holy Cross to Launch New Online Bookstore

Akademos to offer expanded course materials options, improved availability and best-in-class personalized service to students and faculty

University of Holy Cross (UHC) has selected Akademos as its new online bookstore provider to help students obtain significant savings on course materials. With more than 65 academic programs, UHC specializes in personalized education and is committed to “educating the heart as well as the mind.” The institution will open the new online bookstore to support over 1,200 students for its Fall Term 2018.

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May 15, 2018 | by Lisa Marie DeSanto | in Partnerships

Lawrence University Partners with Akademos to address Textbook Affordability

New online bookstore will provide advanced tools and actionable data to the institution to support student success     

Lawrence University has selected Akademos as its new online bookstore provider to address textbook affordability for students. The institution, a liberal arts college and conservatory of music, serves 1,500 students each year, from nearly every state and 50 countries – all committed to a rigorous and challenging educational experience. The University will launch its new online bookstore this summer in support of its Fall Term 2018.

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University of Oklahoma Partners with Akademos for Online Bookstore Services

Akademos Platform will Provide Lower Textbook Prices for Students and Enhanced Support and Service for Faculty  

The University of Oklahoma (OU) has selected Akademos as its online bookstore services provider to help students obtain significant savings on course materials. Advanced adoption tools will be available to its faculty and actionable data and analytical resources will connect learning material selections to academic outcomes. The University will maintain an on-campus “Fan Shop” to support the sale of school spirit and general merchandise items. All course materials will be available via the Akademos online bookstore platform in support of Spring Term 2019 classes. 

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Digital Course Materials Are at a Tipping Point

Tipping points can be defined by a series of changes, often small ones, that become critical enough to bring about an unstoppable change. The use of digital course materials in colleges and universities is already at its tipping point.

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