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Press Release: Ed Map Renews Partnership With Bridgepoint Education
By Mark Christensen


Nelsonville, OH, July 26, 2017 – Ed Map announces that it has renewed its partnership with Bridgepoint Education, Inc. a publicly held, provider of postsecondary education services based in San Diego, California which owns Ashford University. Partnered since 2009, Ashford University and Ed Map have focused on providing the most effective solutions to providing students resources in order to support Ashford University’s mission and prepare students for success.

“Ashford University is committed to student success and innovation, and it’s a privilege for us to continue our work with them.” says Ed Map President and COO Kerry S. Pigman. “Our goal is to provide more Ashford University students with seamless access to engaging course materials on or before the first day of class, right from the learning environment, and at the lowest possible price.”

“Our systems are integrated to automate the experience for students,” says Sarah Riddlebarger, Ed Map’s Vice President of Solutions and Services. “From our suite of API’s to implementing single-sign-on access through Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) in Ashford University’s LMS. Ed Map’s platform, services, and solutions support our shared commitment to student success.

Continuing the legacy of innovation, Ashford University and Ed Map will continue working to serve Ashford University’s expanding student base with accessible and affordable course materials.

About Ed Map
Ed Map is a content strategy and logistics company. Through its people and technology, Ed Map enhances the discovery, adoption, management, and delivery of quality educational content to help institutions lower the cost of education and improve outcomes. Ed Map makes it convenient and economically attractive for institutions to support student acquisition of course materials. Expert advisory services and outstanding customer service complement its comprehensive OPENVUE® technology platform. For more information, please visit http://edmap.com/.

About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or www.facebook.com/BridgepointEducation.

Media contact:

Mark Christensen,
Director of Marketing
Ed Map, Inc.

Mark Christensen

Mark Christensen
Senior Director of Marketing

Mark Christensen has worked in K–12 and higher education in various roles throughout his career from teacher to administrator to ed-tech marketing communications. He currently works with Ed Map, helping institutions navigate today’s dynamic and changing content landscape. He holds his MBA in Marketing from Rivier University and his Ed.D. in Curriculum & Technology from Plymouth State University/Argosy.

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