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Big events at CMC Vellore

Big events at CMC Vellore

Foundation Board Member and First Vice President Dr. James Taylor was on hand in Vellore in mid-January for some big developments at Christian Medical College. They included launching of new laboratories, groundbreaking for the new pharmacy college, and expansion of housing facilities. The details, with pictures, are in the CMC Newsletter.

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A Letter from India

A Letter from India

Walter Scudder IV, a student at Eastern Connecticut University and a Scudder Association Foundation scholarship winner, returned home in mid-January from a memorable trip to Scudder-supported facilities in India. He is the great-great-grandson of Reverend Walter Scudder who founded Walter Scudder High School. Here’s his account of the visit.

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Greetings from Dr. Sam Raj in India

Greetings from Dr. Sam Raj in India

“It is still like a dream that came and went—something beyond our wildest imaginations.” So wrote Dr. Sam Raj in an email to Scudder Association Foundation Board member Jack Gillmar.

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Christmas Greetings from Bishop Sharma

Christmas Greetings from Bishop Sharma

Christmas, surrounded by warmth, love, hope, and laughter, let us not forget those whose lives are clouded with darkness and despair. In the Holy lands of Israel and Palestine, where our Savior once walked, countless innocent children are caught and lost their precious life and future in the crossfire of conflict, enduring terrifying circumstances that no child should ever have to face.

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A Wonderful Note from India

A Wonderful Note from India

The great work of the Scudder family and the Scudder Association Foundation in India continues to draw praise and gratitude.
Newly elected SAF President Sue Swanson recently received this note from Bishop Sharma of the CSI Diocese of Vellore. To read Bishop Sharma’s message, click on the picture or title.

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Two Scudders Who Dearly Need To Be REMEMBERED

Two Scudders Who Dearly Need To Be REMEMBERED

Nathaniel Scudder was a physician and patriot leader during the Revolutionary War. He served as a delegate from New Jersey to the Continental Congress, He wrote a series of impassioned letters to New Jersey leaders urging the adoption of the Articles, and when New Jersey’s legislature approved them in November 1777, he signed them for the state at Congress. Scudder dropped his medical practice to serve in the military, and he led a regiment in the Battle of Monmouth in June 1778.

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Jack Gillmar’s India Trip October 2022

Jack Gillmar’s India Trip October 2022

This is a slide presentation of pictures and information during Jack Gillmar’s (SAF Board Member) recent trip to Southern India and visits of Scudder Memorial Hospital (SMH), Christian Medical College (CMC), and the various sites supported by both and our foundation.

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Honoring The Queen

Honoring The Queen

We at the Scudder Association Foundation, would like to express our deepest sympathies to our British relatives and friends regarding the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The British Commonwealth was blessed to have a truly unique and historic individual, a force to be reckoned with. 

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