Ambassador Showcases Innovative Plan for Student Success in APSCU Session

Proactive Approach Helps Students and Schools Overcome Challenges and Improve Outcomes

Ambassador Education Solutions, experts in powering course materials management and delivery for higher education institutions, has been selected to lead an insightful student success session at the APSCU Annual Convention, providing schools with a proactive way to enhance student support, and therefore improve retention and outcomes. Attendees will learn how they can apply practical strategies that help students plan so they can be successful in any course.

This session features Dr. Nichole Karpel, who brings insight from years of front lines education experience having served as Vice President of Curriculum at Westwood College, Dean of Curriculum and Campus Dean at Strayer University, and Dean of the School of Information Systems and Technology at Kaplan University. As an Advisory Services Consultant on the Ambassador team, Dr. Karpel helps colleges and universities create and implement growth and efficiency strategies. Ambassador’s Director of Business Engineering and a regular on the education speaking circuit, Bruce Schneider, will accompany Dr. Karpel in this session.

“Students today are faced with a new and ever changing set of challenges when it comes to life pressures and outside influences that can interfere with their ability to achieve their learning objectives,” said Dr. Karpel. “By identifying internal and external barriers to success and preparing students to meet difficulties head on, we can increase the likelihood that they will stay on task and engaged.”

Hurdling 101: An Evolutionary Plan for Student Success takes place on Wednesday, June 18th at 10:00 a.m. This session will examine the latest research on student completion and retention, and how it informs plans for student success.

The APSCU Annual Convention kicks off on Monday, June 16th in Las Vegas. The Ambassador team, which will be exhibiting in booth #561, will be meeting with private sector schools, exploring new ways to meet the evolving needs of students and deliver an exceptional learning experience.

“We look forward to APSCU each year with much anticipation – it is a great opportunity for educators to convene and collaborate on ways we can all work together to support students,” said Steven M. Blicht, COO of Ambassador Education Solutions. “As a long time supporter and Allied Plus member of APSCU, we appreciate its commitment and are encouraged by the work it continues to do to advance the education experience.”

About Ambassador Education Solutions
Ambassador engineers, develops and implements customized bookstore and technology solutions for higher education institutions to simplify the adoption, delivery and management of all course materials, including textbooks, eBooks, eResources, custom content, scrubs, kits, supplies and logo apparel. Ambassador’s products and services, which integrate with Student Information Systems, Learning Management Systems and Digital Content Platforms, deliver an optimized student learning experience with extensive student and faculty support, while enabling institutions to maintain control and streamline costs. Ambassador also supplies print, digital and media requirements to libraries worldwide. Ambassador’s proprietary supply chain technology, specialized advisory services, analytic tools and dynamic solutions enable institutions to efficiently fulfill their academic and financial goals. For more information, please visit

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