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 · Article
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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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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College Insights · 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
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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
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Athletics · webinar
50 Years of Title IX: The Progress, Impact and Promise
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, leaders from across higher education share their personal stories, discuss the opportunities provided by Title IX and celebrate the lasting impact on past, present and future generations.
08 / 02 / 2022
Academic Solutions · webinar
Equitable Access: 3 Steps from Inspiration to Outcome
This candid conversation will take you step by step through the First Day Complete implementation process. After a brief overview of equitable access, program champions from FIU and NC A&T walk through timelines, checklists and other tools, sharing insightful details about how each step unfolded at their institution and lessons learned along the way.
06 / 22 / 2022
College Insights · webinar
Community College: An Equitable Solution for Our Future Workforce Webinar
The latest webinar in our signature COLLEGE 2030™ series on the future of higher education, Community College: An Equitable Solution for Our Future Workforce, is now available on demand.
12 / 17 / 2021
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Academic Solutions · white paper
Streamlining the Course Material Adoption Process
The white paper takes a deep dive into the adoption process today, the challenges we need to solve and how to simplify the experience for faculty and administrators.
01 / 05 / 2021
Academic Solutions · white paper
The Future of Course Material Management
In times of change and uncertainty, the need for institutions of higher education to demonstrate value to students and parents is paramount. What does the educational journey look like? How will the institution support student success?
06 / 15 / 2020
Professor Teaching
Academic Solutions · white paper
Energize Faculty Tech Use on Campus
Listen to speakers from Howard University and Xavier University of Louisiana for a panel discussion moderated by Barnes & Noble Education CEO Michael Huseby.
05 / 21 / 2019
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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.
06 / 27 / 2022
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.
04 / 07 / 2022
College Insights · report
College Insights Report: 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. The results are published in the College Insights Report: The State of Student Mental Health.
02 / 02 / 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