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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 Announces ‘Follett Community’ – Where Educators Are Talking, Connecting, Collaborating

November 10, 2015
MCHENRY, IL – When K-12 educators have questions, more and more are turning to Follett Community for answers. An online gathering place where teachers, administrators and librarians can share knowledge and engage in discussions on a wide range of topics, Follett Community provides members a space to share ideas, solutions, and collaborate with other K-12 learning ...

New ‘Managed Services’ Offering From Follett Designed to Help K-12 Administrators Save Time, Money, Space

October 5, 2015
MCHENRY, IL – Follett announced this week it is unveiling a new offering – Managed Services – directed at administrators and designed to help districts eliminate both routine and seasonal tasks involved in managing resources, ultimately saving significant time, money and space. “We are excited as Managed Services is a brand-new offering from Follett, ...

Follett’s Destiny Resource Manager Helps Districts Save Money by Tracking Assets

August 4, 2015
MCHENRY, IL – Barrington Community Unit 220 School District in northwest Illinois faced a dilemma familiar to many pre-K12 districts: It was poised to begin the initial phases of a 1:1 transformation but knew it first must have an effective and efficient software system in place to track and manage all of the digital devices it was distributing. “This was a huge ...

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 and Reading Is Fundamental Drive Literacy, Love of Learning among Chicago Public School Students with Annual Poster and Essay Contest

April 24, 2015
CHICAGO – Westchester-based Follett Corporation along with the Chicago Chapter of Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) continued their mission of inspiring a lifelong interest in reading among Chicago Public School (CPS) students by hosting the annual Follett Essay and Poster Contest. The partners will host nearly 400 CPS students on Friday, April 24, to recognize and ...

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...

Follett and Reading Is Fundamental in Chicago Award 13 Chicago-Area Students Promoting Literacy

April 25, 2014
CHICAGO, IL – Striving to inspire lifelong interest in reading among Chicago public school children, educational content and technology provider Follett Corporation and Reading Is Fundamental in Chicago today named 13 local students as winners of the 2013-14 Follett Essay and Poster Contest. Students from a dozen elementary, middle and high schools were invited to put ...