A Royal Salute for the Gillmar Family in India Foundation board member Jack Scudder Gillmar...
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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.
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.
“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.
From the city Ranipet, South India, Dr. Anbu Suresh and the staff of Scudder Memorial Hospital says “Merry Christmas” and best wishes to Scudders around the world.
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.
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.
It is my privilege to share with you some very exciting news about Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair of Education at Stanford University Medical School, Dr. Abraham Verghese, who also happens to be a distinguished member of the Vellore CMC Foundation corporation!
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.
The American army was in precarious condition in Pennsylvania, just across the Delaware River from New Jersey. Its numbers were estimated to have dwindled from 30,000 in the summer to 3,000. Washington’s soldiers were not well furnished, having had to leave supplies as they fled New York.
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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“Curiosity is what distinguishes us from the cabbages:” 110th Anniversary of Preserving and Sharing Scudder Family History
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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.