Barnes & Noble to Manage SCCC Bookstore
Friday, October 11, 2013 • 10:22am
NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Community College (SCCC) has announced an agreement with Barnes & Noble College to operate its campus bookstore. The five-year contract will transfer management of the bookstore to Barnes & Noble College and open Oct. 21 with an expanded array of books, merchandise and services. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. to officially mark its opening.
Located in the existing bookstore at One College Hill Building D, the store will include a larger inventory of general-reading books; an expanded convenience food section; gifts for students, alumni, family and friends; an assortment of SCCC spirit wear; and unmatched textbook options in a variety of formats, including new, used, rental and digital.
In addition to the campus store, Barnes & Noble College also manages the college's online bookstore website – delivering an innovative customized shopping experience and giving students, faculty and alumni the choice and convenience to shop in-store or online.
Dr. Paul Mazur, president of SCCC, said, “We look forward to our partnership with Barnes & Noble College as yet another example of our dedication to provide our students with high quality academic, career and enrichment programs in an accessible and supportive environment.”
Sussex County Community College is one of 12 higher education institutions Barnes & Noble College partners with in the state of New Jersey, including Rutgers University, Caldwell College and Rowan University. Nationwide, Barnes & Noble College operates more than 700 campus stores.
"We’re thrilled to be partnering with Sussex County Community College,” said Max J. Roberts, chief executive officer of Barnes & Noble College. "We are committed to providing a dynamic campus store, focused on delivering a retail and digital learning experience that complements SCCC’s mission of delivering the ‘advantages of a large institution combined with the unparalleled benefits of a smaller college.’”
For more information regarding Barnes & Noble College's services and locations, visit www.bncollege.com. To learn more about Barnes & Noble College’s affordable textbook rental program, visit www.bnctextbookrental.com