Follett Press Releases

News articles tagged: fheg

Follett to Manage Wheaton College Campus Store

July 24, 2019
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett Corporation, the largest campus retailer in North America, announced today that the Wheaton College Campus Store has transitioned to Follett Higher Education Group management, bringing new products, savings and support for campus store customers. Wheaton College, in Wheaton, Illinois, selected Follett as the campus retail partner with the best ...

Follett Launches All-Campus Model of Groundbreaking Course Materials Program Aimed at Driving Student Affordability, Accessibility and Retention

June 12, 2019
WESTCHESTER, IL – While learning can be hard work, getting the right course materials before the first day of class shouldn’t be. That is why Follett Higher Education Group, the largest campus retailer and eCommerce leader in North America, announced today that it has launched Follett ACCESS, an enhanced all-campus version of its popular includED program. Follett was...

Follett to Modernize, Manage Six University of Houston System Campus Store Locations

May 17, 2019
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett, the largest campus retailer in North America, announced today that it has been chosen by the University of Houston System Board of Regents to manage six campus retail locations across the UH System's four universities: University of Houston, University of Houston-Clear Lake, University of Houston-Downtown and University of Houston-Victoria. With...

Follett and University of Scranton Campus Store Celebrate 50-Year Partnership

March 20, 2019
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett Higher Education is celebrating 50 years of partnership with the University of Scranton Bookstore, a significant milestone in Follett’s 146-year history. Established in 1969, the store was originally located in the university’s Gunster Memorial Student Center but later moved to the Patrick & Margaret DeNaples Center. “It...

Follett to Manage Multiple Campus Retail Locations, Ecommerce Platform and Other Services at Virginia Tech

March 19, 2019
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett Higher Education, the largest campus retailer in North America, announced today that it has been selected by Virginia Tech Services, Inc. to operate their seven campus retail locations, and provide other student services at Virginia Tech. Beginning this month, Follett will manage University Bookstore, Volume Two Bookstore, Dietrick Convenience ...

RedShelf Selected to be Preferred Provider of Digital Course Materials to Over 1,200 Follett Campus Retail Locations and 1,500 eCommerce Properties

March 14, 2019
CHICAGO AND WESTCHESTER, IL – RedShelf and Follett announced today that RedShelf will become the preferred provider of digital course materials for Follett stores nationwide, enabling millions of students to save money and benefit from a range of RedShelf’s interactive features that enhance studying and learning on any personal device. The partnership pairs RedShelf –...

Follett, Lumen Partnership Saves Students $4 million with OER-based Courseware

February 18, 2019
WESTCHESTER, IL – More than 45,000 college students from 35 institutions across the country have benefited from low-cost courseware based entirely on open educational resources (OER) – the result of a game-changing partnership between Follett and Lumen Learning. Established in 2017 and aimed at driving affordability, student retention and academic success at ...

Follett Launches In-Store and In-Venue Apparel Customization

November 12, 2018
WESTCHESTER, ILL. – Follett Corporation, operator of more than 1,200 official on-campus stores and one of the nation’s largest retailers of college licensed merchandise, has launched an innovative new apparel customization program at its University of California Berkeley store. Marketed under its Fall Rush private label brand  launched earlier this year, the Shirt ...

Follett Chosen to Manage Five College Campus Stores within University of South Florida System

July 10, 2018
WESTCHESTER, ILL. – The University of South Florida (USF) System has chosen Follett Higher Education to manage five campus stores to bring affordable course material options and fresh products to more than 48,500 students. The USF System includes three separately accredited institutions: USF Tampa; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Follett will operate the Sarasota-...

Cal Poly Corp. Selects Follett to Operate University Store

May 30, 2017
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIF. – Cal Poly Corporation today announced that it will soon transition management of the Cal Poly University Store to Follett Higher Education, bringing new products, savings and support to campus store customers.  Store operations under the new agreement include the on-campus University Store located in the University Union, Cal Poly Downtown and the ...

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...

Pearson, Follett Partner to Offer Pearson’s Digital Direct Access Model to Follett’s Partners and 1,200+ Campus Bookstores

September 13, 2016
NEW YORK – Pearson and Follett Higher Education Group, higher education’s largest campus retailer, today announced an agreement to offer Pearson’s Digital Direct Access (DDA) model to Follett’s college partners and 1,200+ campus bookstores nationwide. This collaboration builds on Follett’s comprehensive suite of digital solutions, providing ...