October 11, 2006 11:15 ET

CalState Fresno's Kennel Bookstore and Normandale Community College Bookstore Announced as Winners of the CMDR Project's $5,000 Student Scholarships

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 11, 2006 -- The CMDR Project announced today that California State University at Fresno's Kennel Bookstore and Normandale Community College Bookstore in Bloomington, Minnesota are the latest winners of their annual scholarship program.

The CMDR Project tracks publishing and student enrollment trends within the higher education industry based on data provided by over 1,800 college bookstores. As part of the benefits of participating in the project, all bookstores automatically receive a $250 scholarship, and become eligible to win one of CMDR's four annual $5,000 scholarships.

"We are thrilled to win $5,000 in scholarship funds," said Susan Bartel, Kennel Bookstore's manager. "We will use it to benefit all of our student employees to help pay the cost of their textbooks. We've participated in the CMDR Project since 2003 and the experience has been great."

"Normandale Community College Bookstore is excited about winning the $5,000 scholarship," said book store manager Karen Hernandez. "We plan to use the funding to award several student scholarships."

Since 1995, the CMDR Project has helped to funnel over $4,000,000 into the college bookstore community.

About the CMDR Project

Since 1995, the Course Materials Data Research (CMDR) Project has gathered accurate and comprehensive course material information from contributing college and university bookstores across the US and Canada. The CMDR Project is affiliated with Monument Information Resource (MIR), a Bowker company, which is the #1 resource for higher education publishing professionals in need of accurate discipline and course intelligence.

To become a participant in the CMDR Project visit or e-mail

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