Sussex County Community College Partners with Barnes & Noble College to Manage Campus Bookstore
Retailer Bringing Cost-Saving Options and Expanded Services to SCCC Students and Faculty
Sussex County Community College (SCCC) announced today an agreement with Barnes & Noble College to operate its campus bookstore. The 5-year contract will transfer management of the bookstore to Barnes & Noble College and open October 21 with an expanded array of books, merchandise and services. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. to officially mark its opening.
Located in the existing bookstore at One College Hill Building V, 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.
SCCC President, Dr. Paul Mazur commented, “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, CEO 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, please visit www.bncollege.com. To learn more about Barnes & Noble College’s affordable textbook rental program please visit www.bnctextbookrental.com
About Sussex County Community College
Sussex County Community College (commonly referred to as SCCC) is an accredited, co-educational, two-year, public, community college located on a 167-acre campus in Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey. Founded in 1981, SCCC became fully accredited in 1993 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. With an enrollment of 3,235, SCCC offers 40 associate degree and 28 post-secondary professional and health science certificate programs available both at traditional classes at its campus, through hybrid and online classes, and through distance learning. Many students who attend SCCC transfer to pursue the completion of their undergraduate college education at a four-year college or university. The college also offers programs for advanced high school students, community education courses, and programs in cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
About Barnes & Noble College
Based in Basking Ridge, N.J., Barnes & Noble College is the leading operator of college bookstores in the United States. Barnes & Noble College currently operates over 700 of the finest campus bookstores, serving 4.5 million students and more than 250,000 faculty members at colleges and universities nationwide, delivering students and faculty an unmatched retail and digital learning experience driven by innovation, deep student and faculty insights, and advanced technologies. With its new partnerships with Microsoft and Pearson, Barnes & Noble College is shaping the next-generation of learning content for students and faculty. To learn more, visit us at www.bncollege.com