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Spotlight: Delta College Bookstore Streamlines Buyback and Minimizes Contact Points

Posted by Liz Schulte on 7/20/20 6:00 AM

An in-person buyback makes it hard for college stores to ensure both student and employee safety, but the Delta College Bookstore at San Joaquin Delta College came up with an ingenious plan that not only ensured everyone’s health and safety, but also made quarantining books simple. We recently sat down with Michael Williams, Auxiliary Services Operations Supervisor, to discuss how their buyback and rental return was set up and what made it a success.

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An MBS Partnership Serves the Entire Navarro Community

Posted by Lori Reese on 1/7/20 7:00 AM

Navarro College Bookstore Director, Terri Mitchell, has a saying that reflects her commitment to students: “When you invest in students, you’re investing in the future.”

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Spotlight Navarro College: Hosting Spectacular Holiday Events

Posted by Lori Reese on 12/4/19 8:00 AM

Navarro Community College Bookstore Director, Terri Mitchell, knows how to host a successful campus event. Her bookstore organizes celebrations that promote the school, raise scholarship funds, bring prospective students to campus and foster deep ties with the college’s Texas community. This year, she co-led a talk about campus store events at the MEGA conference in Reno, Nevada, called “Food for Thought: What is your store worth to your campus and community?” It focused on creative ways to demonstrate your store’s value. Ms. Mitchell and her co-leader earned a standing ovation.

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