Webinar The Equitable Access Impact: New Data on Student Outcomes

Explore equitable access data from three angles: student satisfaction, student success, and institutional feedback.

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Independent Study: Higher Course Completion Rates for Students Participating in Equitable Access Programs

Research from the University of New Hampshire found that community college students participating in an equitable access program are much more likely to complete a course than non-participants.

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First Day® Complete: Driving Positive Student Outcomes (Infographic)

In May 2022, BNC Insights, conducted an online survey for all students who participated in the First Day Complete program. Students provided strong positive feedback about the impact First Day Complete has on their academic success.

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Everything You Need to Know About Equitable and Inclusive Access

Equitable access and inclusive access are concepts that can apply across different industries and contexts. For higher education and course materials, the terms refer to two approaches that make it easier for students to get the course materials they need to be successful.

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Pulse Check: What's the State of Student Mental Health?

BNC surveyed 1,116 college students aged 18-24 years old, across the U.S. in the first two weeks of November 2021. Here’s an overview of the results published in the College Insights Report: The State of Student Mental Health.

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Student Pulse 2021: Insights to Drive Student Success

We surveyed over 129,000 college students for the 2021 report, aged 18 and older, attending 2-year and 4-year schools nationwide.

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Amping Up the College Fan Experience

Cheering on your school’s athletic teams is one of the most fun and exciting parts of life on campus — and your college store should be part of the action. Barnes & Noble College is woven into the fabric of the campuses we serve and helping schools celebrate their athletic programs is a natural fit. […]

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Our Curbside Pickup experience delivers a seamless, safe and simple way for customers to interact with their campus store. Contact us to learn how we’re responding to current challenges of campus life and how we can help you improve student safety.

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High-quality solutions for equitable access, digital courseware, and personalized learning

Providing your faculty with the broadest range of quality low-cost course material selections, and learning solutions to ensure your students have everything they need to succeed.

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Our localized retail solutions provide best-in-class athletic, school spirit and lifestyle merchandise that makes your store the premier place to shop.

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Our voice-of-the-customer research and thought leadership reveal emerging trends and practices to transform the campus experience —and beyond.

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Our promise: affordability, equity and achievement

Campuses nationwide are committed to retaining and graduating more students who are prepared for academic and career success. Our partnerships advance this mission with forward-thinking solutions tailored to meet your institution’s needs and help you stay ahead of the curve.

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