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.
When we speak with prospective clients or work with academic peers, they often tell us their top goal is to lower costs for students. Yet when we dive deeper into what students’ average cost is today and what their objective is, they are often unaware of their current metrics and don’t have a crisp definition of success.
Using a course materials strategy to improve academic performance and financial stability
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.
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.
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.