Adrian College Partners with Akademos to Manage New Online Bookstore and Improve Textbook Affordability
Akademos to provide a centralized technology solution to the top ranked regional college in the Midwest for innovation and best value
Norwalk, CT (PRUnderground) November 3rd, 2020
Adrian College, a private liberal arts college committed to active and creative learning in Adrian, Michigan, has selected Akademos to provide a full-service solution for course materials management to their growing educational community. The streamlined technology solution launched for Adrian College students, faculty, and administration in the fall of 2020.
“We’re pleased to be partnering with Akademos to expand our offerings and capabilities of our bookstore to better meet the needs of our students,” said Rachelle Duffy, Director of Auxiliary Services, Adrian College. “This decision contributes to our overall mission to provide our students with the tools they need to achieve excellence in their academic, personal, and professional lives.”
By partnering with Akademos, Adrian College will benefit from a single platform that simplifies course material purchasing and faculty adoptions while providing comprehensive data and analytics. This technology provides students an online platform to easily access a wide variety of affordable textbooks and course material format options including new, used, eBook, and rental at significant savings in addition to 24x7x365 accessibility and free shipping options. This student-focused move will streamline online ordering and supply superior customer service.
The online bookstore will additionally support Adrian College’s faculty and administrators with a comprehensive platform that offers a modernized process for managing all aspects of course materials adoption with a step-by-step guide for selections, recommendations, past adoption history, and the ability to compare prices in real time. The paired analytics dashboard will provide academic leadership with a high level of visibility with superior technology that tracks critical data, including student purchasing and utilization.
“Our full-service platform provides powerful tools to make the lives of faculty and administration easier while reducing course material costs for students,” said Raj Kaji, CEO, Akademos. “We’re looking forward to working with Adrian College to provide more affordable and accessible materials to their students, which will ultimately drive their preparedness and success.”
About Adrian College
A Modern Liberal Arts Education.
A private, co-educational college of liberal arts and sciences located in Adrian Mich., Adrian College is a traditional four-year residential institution offering a focused undergraduate education and traditional two year Master’s programs as well as advanced 3+2 Master’s programs. The college offers 90 majors and pre-professional programs, 48 sports teams and 10 institutes dedicated to a diverse and personalized approach to education. Adrian College features state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and an innovative approach to the academic and personal growth of its students.
Akademos provides higher education institutions with a full-service online platform to manage course materials, from monitoring adoptions and compliance to purchasing textbooks to measuring utilization. More than just an online bookstore, we give school administrators a single platform to streamline course adoptions and meet compliance regulations. For students, the platform simplifies the purchasing and access of materials through a personalized portal that connects with school SIS, LMS, and payment systems. Akademos gives colleges and universities a more transparent, convenient, and cost-effective solution to manage how course materials are used and measured, helping to improve textbook affordability and student success. Learn more at www.akademos.com