The Largest Tribal College University (TCU) in the United States, Navajo Technical University (NTU), partnered with Akademos to foster student access and affordability.
The College of Staten Island (CSI), a City University of New York (CUNY) institution joins a number of their fellow system schools to offer textbooks through an online bookstore platform with affordable options to students.
Edgecombe Community College (ECC) is enhancing the student experience and improving affordability.
Edgecombe Community College (ECC), a public, two-year institution, launched an online bookstore to enhance the student experience and improve affordability. The college now offers all required textbooks and course materials through the online model and plans to rebrand the Campus Store to support the community in new ways.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced a shift from an in-person college experience to virtual learning and simultaneously brought increased awareness to the reality of students’ challenges and educational barriers.
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s article, “Connecting with the Whole Student Experience,” offers insight into the socio-economic challenges today’s college students face – including food and housing insecurities, childcare costs, and mental health struggles. The article, which is part of a larger report, “Reimagining the Student Experience,” was published in August 2022.
Quincy University supports digital initiatives with a new bundled textbooks program, takes ownership of their brand, and the customer experience.