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Follett Donates $100,000 in Scholarships to 2017 All-USA Community College Academic Team

April 24, 2017
NEW ORLEANS, LA. – Follett Higher Education, in partnership with Phi Theta Kappa, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 2017 All-USA Community College Academic Team. Follett will donate $100,000 in scholarships, translating to $5,000 for each of the 22 All-USA team members. Follett’s ongoing relationship with Phi Theta Kappa and sponsorship of the All-USA team...

Follett Donates $100,000 in Scholarships to All-USA Community College Academic Team

April 12, 2016
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett Higher Education Group, in partnership with Phi Theta Kappa, is proud to announce its continued sponsorship of the All-USA Community College Academic Team. Follett will again donate $100,000 in scholarships, translating to $5,000 for each 2016 All-USA team member. Follett’s ongoing relationship with Phi Theta Kappa and sponsorship of the All-...

Follett Now Offering ThinkCERCA Literacy Platform

March 1, 2016
CHICAGO – Follett announced today it has begun selling ThinkCERCA, an award-winning online literacy platform that empowers teachers to personalize critical reading, writing and thinking instruction. ThinkCERCA includes curriculum for grades 4-12 across English language arts, science, social studies, and mathematics. The CERCA framework, the core of the ThinkCERCA ...

Follett Helps College Students Save Big with Textbook Rental and Price Match

January 12, 2016
WESTCHESTER, IL – College students seeking a hassle-free path to the right course materials at the best price will find it at their local Follett-managed bookstore. In addition to traditional savings from used textbooks, students can now take advantage of savings from text rental and price matching at more than 1,200 college bookstores—and online at more than 1,700 ...

Follett Acquires Advanced-Online

November 2, 2015
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett today announced that the company has acquired Advanced-Online, a leading ecommerce provider of branded merchandise store programs for education and corporate customers. Advanced-Online expands Follett’s portfolio of campus store services and solutions and complements the company’s extensive ecommerce capabilities. “Advanced-...

As College Costs Continue to Increase, Textbook Costs Decline

August 19, 2015
WESTCHESTER, IL – While tuition prices continue to soar, the cost of textbooks and other course material is being kept in check by an increasing number and variety of low-cost alternatives. In the 2014-2015 school year; college students spent an annual average of $563 on textbooks and course materials, according to the National Association of College Stores. That's down ...

Follett Doubles Scholarship Award to the 2015 All-USA Community College Academic Team

April 28, 2015
CHICAGO – Follett Higher Education Group, in partnership with Phi Theta Kappa, is proud to announce that Follett is doubling its sponsorship of the 2015 All-USA Community College Academic Team to $100,000 in scholarships. Follett’s growing sponsorship reflects its shared commitment to Phi Theta Kappa’s mission to encourage student achievement, support ...

Follett Partners with XanEdu, Leverages Follett Discover to Streamline Creation of Custom Course Materials

March 9, 2015
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett Higher Education Group is excited to announce the launch of a new streamlined process for creating and ordering custom course materials within Follett Discover, its proprietary course materials application comprised of the Faculty Discover and Student Discover tools. Partnering with XanEdu, the nation’s leading provider of custom course ...

Skyo Awards Winner of Dirty Little Secret Contest with Trip to The Thirst Project's 5th Annual Thirst Gala

June 18, 2014
CHICAGO, IL – University of Florida student Sylvia Lai is the winner of Skyo's Dirty Little Secret photo contest. In partnership with The Thirst Project, Skyo sponsored the contest to engage students nationwide in spreading the world's dirty little secret - that nearly one billion people do not have access to clean water. Raising awareness of this stark reality...