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College Insights · Article
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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College Insights · Article
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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College Insights · report
College 2030™ – Emerging from the Pandemic: Reimagining Higher Education
Students and institutions are on the path to prepare for a post-pandemic future. As the world has adapted and developed solutions to conquer COVID-19, higher education must do the same, revising offerings and solutions to best accommodate emerging student needs.
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College Insights · report
Barnes & Noble College Retail Portfolio
Our new retail portfolio showcases BNC’s innovative approach, including a highly visual look at merchandise curation, store design, course material delivery and more.
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Retail Reimagined · case study
Driving a 160% sales increase for South Carolina with NCAA Tournament Merchandise
When UofSC won the 2022 NCAA women’s basketball tournament, fans wanted to celebrate with championship merchandise. BNC had it ready to buy online in 4 minutes – and partnered with the university on a monthlong campaign, building excitement and driving a 160% sales increase YTD.
10 / 27 / 2022
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Retail Reimagined · case study
Triple-Digit Sales Increases: Merchandise & Promotions After Ole Miss Championship Win
After the University of Mississippi won the 2022 College World Series, BNC had championship merchandise available to buy in real time. Sales increased in store, and online sales skyrocketed, with increases of 718% year over year for school spirit clothing.
09 / 26 / 2022
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Academic Solutions · case study
First Day® Complete Drives Enrollment Increase at EKU
The university implemented the equitable access program to ensure students had the resources they needed. It demonstrated support for student success and encouraged prospective students and parents to move EKU to the top of their priority list.
04 / 21 / 2022
Academic Solutions · case study
KCTCS: Pioneering Inclusive Access
Over the last 10 years, students at KCTCS have saved $42.5M on course materials while enjoying simplified, convenient and highly personalized concierge service. Faculty have seen – and continue to see – improvements in student retention and success in the classroom.
03 / 18 / 2022
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Academic Solutions · case study
Box of Books: More Affordable, Convenient Delivery of Course Materials
With a busy, budget-conscious student body in mind, Onondaga Community College wanted to reduce the cost of course materials – and make it easier to get them before the first day of class.
01 / 27 / 2022
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Academic Solutions · case study
Boosting Student Preparation and Savings at Campbell University
Learn how Campbell University saved students an average of 65% on course materials with 90% of students were prepared on the first day of class.
01 / 27 / 2022
Providence College
Academic Solutions · case study
Providing Enhanced Student Support
Providence College levels the playing field for students, ensuring that regardless of how they pay for their education, they have the materials they need to be successful.
08 / 12 / 2021
Retail Reimagined · case study
Reinventing the YSU Store as a Retail Powerhouse
Youngstown State University needed a college store that would serve as a vibrant gathering place and deliver the retail experiences today’s students, parents, alumni and fans crave. The university transitioned bookstore operations to Barnes & Noble College, partnering to build a branded mecca in a central location on campus.
12 / 20 / 2020