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April 12, 2022 | by Kelly Johnston |

Sul Ross State University Increasing Degree Affordability

sul ross logoIn collaboration with online course materials platform Akademos, the West Texas public university is taking the high cost out of buying course materials and textbooks

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January 25, 2022 | by Kelly Johnston |

North Park University Online Textbook Platform Boosts Affordability

180912_NPU_CampusLandscapesFromRoof_PDembinski-5112In a move to increase affordability for its socio-economically diverse student population, Chicago’s North Park University has made the move to an online course materials platform. The new initiative will enable the nearly 3,000 university students to access textbooks and course materials at a lower price.

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November 3, 2021 | by Kelly Johnston |

Mt. Hood Community College Accelerates Adoption of OER and Low-Cost Academic Resources

A leader in OER and content affordability, Oregon community college launches online bookstore to enhance student experience, improve affordability and boost retention

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September 28, 2021 | by Sara Erdos |

Rockford University Launches Initiative to Reduce Textbook Costs

Rockford-University---Burpee-Student-CenterRockford University, a private liberal arts institution named as a “Best in the Midwest” college by The Princeton Review and a Best Midwest Regional University by U.S. News & World Report, is launching a a new online bookstore initiative powered by Akademos to reduce the cost of textbooks for their students. Our new partnership will also give faculty and administration access to integrated analytics tools designed to better track student engagement with course-level content and use data to support student success. Through integration with the university’s student accounts, financial aid, and learning management systems, students will have increased convenience and accessibility in one technology platform. Sodexo, the school's food service provider will operate a physical store on campus for merchandise and apparel.

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September 23, 2021 | by Sara Erdos |

Virginia Wesleyan Boosts Textbook Affordability Via Online Initiative

Virginia WesleyanVirginia Wesleyan, a private non-profit university in Norfolk, Virginia is launching a new initiative to enable students to access textbooks and course materials at a dramatically lower price. With the integration of Akademos' course content platform, faculty and administrators will also benefit from a suite of analytics and tools designed to better track student engagement and use data to support student success.

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September 16, 2021 | by Sara Erdos |

Goshen College tackling rising textbook costs with Akademos

Goshen collegeGoshen College, a nationally ranked college in Indiana, is launching an online campus store in efforts to reduce the overall out-of-pocket costs from purchasing textbooks. Our latest partnership will give Goshen students greater access to low-cost course materials and a competitive marketplace for course content purchasing. In addition to course materials, the store will offer a wide selection of Goshen College and Maple Leafs merchandise and apparel. Faculty and administrators will also benefit from a suite of analytics tools to better track student engagement and support student success.

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