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Barnes & Noble is the world’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates over 600 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com. Our Nook Digital business offers a lineup of NOOK® tablets and e-Readers and an expansive collection of digital reading content through the NOOK Store®. Barnes & Noble’s mission is to operate the best omni-channel specialty retail business in America, helping both our customers and booksellers reach their aspirations, while being a credit to the communities we serve. Barnes & Noble is owned by Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited and run by CEO and bookseller James Daunt, who is also Managing Director of Waterstones bookstores in the U.K. and founder and owner of Daunt Books. Barnes & Noble was founded in 1971 by bookseller Leonard Riggio when he acquired the Barnes & Noble trade name and bookstore on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
It says a lot that the University of Virginia (UVa) is Thomas Jefferson's proudest achievement. The nation's third president (as well as inventor, philosopher, and author, among other titles) founded the school in 1819. With just over 20,000 students enrolled in its 11 graduate and undergraduate schools, UVa is one of the most prestigious public universities in the US. The school has been noted for its law program, English department, and its more than 160-year-old, student-enforced conduct code (the Honor System). The school also includes the University of Virginia Health System, which trains future doctors and other health care workers at its Medical Center hospital.
For more than 140 years, Follett has been a trusted partner to preK-12 schools, colleges and campus bookstores, taking care of the critical details that make it easier for schools to run, teachers to teach, students to learn and fans to celebrate. A leading provider of education technology, services and physical and digital content, Follett currently works with 70,000 schools and operates more than 1,250 local campus stores and 1,600 virtual stores. With the 2016 acquisition of Baker & Taylor, LLC, Follett's reach also extends into the public library and global retail markets. Today Follett Corporation is the world's largest single source of books, entertainment products, digital content and multi-media for libraries, schools and retailers. Follett is a $3.6 billion privately held company headquartered in Westchester, Illinois.
Students buried with homework might appreciate the fact that "Kennesaw" comes from the Cherokee word meaning cemetery or burial ground. Part of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State University (KSU) serves metropolitan Atlanta and northwest Georgia. The college offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs; master's programs include business, public administration, social work, and education. KSU enrolls some 20,000 students in all. The school was established as a junior college in 1963 and gained accreditation as a four-year college in 1980. It introduced its first doctoral program (in education) in 2006.
Talk about a (class)room with a view. Santa Monica Community College is a two-year school with about 30,000 students. The beach-side college offers programs in more than 80 fields of study and leads California's junior colleges in transferring students to the University of California and University of Southern California. Its unique Academy of Entertainment and Technology offers courses in entertainment technology (animation, game development, editing, visual effects), graphic design, and interior architectural design. The school also provides career training in such fields as accounting, automotive technology, computer science, fine arts, and nursing. Santa Monica Community College was founded in 1929.
Kenyon College is a small liberal arts school located approximately 45 miles northeast of Columbus, Ohio. With an enrollment of some 1,600 students, the school offers bachelor's degrees in more than 30 majors in fields such as fine arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. Notable alumni include actor Paul Newman and poet Robert Lowell. The college also produces renowned literary journal The Kenyon Review. The oldest private institution of higher education in Ohio, Kenyon College was founded in 1824 by Philander Chase, an Episcopal bishop.