Retail Reimagined · 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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Retail Reimagined · 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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Retail Reimagined · 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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Retail Reimagined · 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 · Article
Engaging Students and Boosting Sales with Trivia Night: UCF Campus Store
With fun trivia themes, specialty drinks, prizes and more, UCF attracts hundreds of participants to the store each week, building a tight-knit community on campus and generating a 180% increase in café sales over comparable weeknights.
02 / 01 / 2023
Academic Solutions · Article
First Day® Complete Perspectives: Sonoma State Talks Making The Equitable Access Decision
As Sonoma State University prepares to launch First Day Complete in Fall 2023, the Associate Vice President of Administration and Finance shares his perspective on the benefits of equitable access and why he chose BNC's program.
01 / 26 / 2023
Academic Solutions · Article
The Student Experience: How First Day® Complete Works
VIDEO: See what the students see – better access, convenience and affordability – when they take advantage of the First Day Complete equitable access model for course materials.
01 / 23 / 2023
Academic Solutions · Article
What Fall 2022 Tells Us About Spring 2023 – and Beyond
Barnes & Noble College keeps a finger on the pulse of what’s driving success for our campus bookstores and the communities they serve. Here are a few key observations to keep in mind as we prepare for the next semester – and even the next academic year.
12 / 08 / 2022
Academic Solutions · Article
Infographic – The Equitable Access Impact
A look into how equitable access to course materials has improved student's outcomes backed by intuitional feedback and independent data.
11 / 18 / 2022
Academic Solutions · Article
Equitable Access Improves Student Outcomes: 3 Types of Data Confirm It
Student satisfaction research, an independent student success study, and institutional feedback all demonstrate the measurable, positive impact of equitable access programs on student success.
11 / 17 / 2022
College Insights · Article
Students vs. Faculty: What’s Driving Perceptions of Value?
Value remains top of mind for students and faculty. The 2022 COLLEGE 2030™ report revealed where their preferences align – and where they diverge – in three key areas.
08 / 02 / 2022
Academic Solutions · Article
Five Takeaways From Equitable Access Champions: How To Ace Implementation
Retail Operations leaders at FIU and NC A&T share insights on equitable access programs – including five lessons learned from their experiences championing and implementing First Day Complete on their campuses
08 / 02 / 2022
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.
07 / 28 / 2022