We are saddened by the senseless, tragic killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other Black Americans in these recent weeks. What we witnessed in the past few weeks speak to an injustice that we as a nation cannot deny. Racism, in all of its forms, is unacceptable. We must honestly address the issues that underlie these societal divisions in order to make real, systemic change.
New partnership offers college community personalized, convenient online platform for apparel and course materials
We are thrilled to announce that Beloit College, a Wisconsin-based liberal arts college recognized for its curricular innovation, has partnered with Akademos to bring an exciting virtual bookstore experience to students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The new online bookstore will launch to support the summer 2020 term.
University to Run On-Campus Merchandise Store as it Moves Books and Course Materials Online
We are thrilled to announce that Judson University has selected Akademos as its partner to launch a hybrid bookstore model at the school. An evangelical Christian University in Elgin, IL, Judson’s community and more than 1,200 students will be supported by an elevated in-store and online experience. Using Akademos’ premier course materials platform, Judson will move textbook sales online while running an on-campus store for branded merchandise and apparel. The new merchandise store comes just in time to support Judson’s emerging football program, which began last fall.
The biennial survey provides insights from academic leaders on the rapidly changing textbook and course materials environment
Our 2020 Survey of Academic Leadership white paper is now available for download! This survey explores the current state of textbooks and course materials, and how institutions continue to prioritize reducing course material costs and understand their impact on student success. It also compares trends from previous surveys to give you a broader understanding of the changing course material environment and the pace at which it has evolved.
When faced with something as unpredictable as the global pandemic, colleges and universities had to pivot their tech strategies rapidly to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff. Technology is the key to keep students learning and engaged on or off campus.
When students come back to a physical learning environment, there will be greater expectations of how they’re receiving their education. With an ever-growing list of technologies that can enhance the educational experience, now is the time to start planning what your institution can implement for summer, fall, and beyond. So, what should you look for when sorting through providers?
Akademos will provide students with access to lower cost course materials and highly personalized service
We are thrilled to announce that the University of Lynchburg has selected Akademos as its online bookstore provider to help students obtain significant savings on course materials.
A nationally recognized private university with more than 3,000 students and 24,000 alumni around the world, Lynchburg’s mission to prepare students for engagement in a global society and for effective leadership in the civic, professional, and spiritual dimensions of life, will be further strengthened with the Akademos partnership. The new online bookstore and course materials platform will launch in support of the summer 2020 term.