Dr. Gary Scudder, professor of history at Champlain College, is traveling this summer to India to teach college students in that country. As part of Champlains International Program, selected business and technology degree programs are offered on-site in Mumbai, India, and Scudder is the first Champlain professor to teach at this overseas campus.In addition to teaching history courses and working with faculty in Mumbai, Scudder will also set up the mechanics for future student and faculty exchanges. He will also further develop plans to share class projects between Burlington and international students using Champlains online capabilities. A year ago, Scudder worked with a professor in the United Arab Emirates to facilitate online class discussions between students in a contemporary world issues course.Scudder is the coordinator of social sciences at Champlain College and he has taught at the College for four years.
Eighteen players and twelve officials of Ashgold will enplane in the early hours of Wednesday morning to Sousse as guest to encounter Etoile du Sahel in the one sixteenth Confederation Cup qualifiers on Sunday.The miners progressed to this stage of the competition after beating Sewe Sport of Ivory Coast on a two nil aggregate.Ashgold remain the only Ghanaian side in a CAF competition this season.But Chief Executive Officer Kudjo Fianoo tells Joy Sports his boys are well conditioned for a surprise despite being tagged under dogs.He said his side was aware of the pedigree of Etoile du Sahel, but insisted they had prepared well enough for the game.Black stars defender Harrison Afful who plied his trade with rivals Esperance has cautioned Ashgold to be wary of the attacking machinery of the Etoile du Sahel. CAF has appointed Mauritanian referee Ali Lemghaifry to officiate in the first leg of the competition.Source: Joy Sports/Ghana
The Bucks (24-4) were on their longest winning streak since a franchise-record 20 consecutive victories in 1970-71.Seth Curry and Kristaps Porzingis inspired the Mavericks (18-8) with 26 points apiece on the road in Milwaukee.Rockets rally sets franchise recordRussell Westbrook (31 points) and James Harden (28 points) pushed the Rockets past a 25-point deficit to top the Spurs, 109-107. It is the franchise’s largest comeback since Houston rallied from 23 points down against the Trail Blazers in 1977.Pascal Siakam had 33 points and Kyle Lowry posted 20 points and 11 assists to lead the Raptors past the lowly Cavaliers, 133-113.Rookie Ja Morant scored 20 points and supplied 10 assists as the Grizzlies cooled the Heat, 118-111.CJ McCollum recorded 30 points, Damian Lillard finished with 27 and Carmelo Anthony added 23 as the Trail Blazers edged the Suns, 111-110.Zach LaVine’s 39 points could not stop the Bulls from falling, 109-106, to the Thunder, who were led by Chris Paul’s 30 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists.Cavs get little from benchIt was another tough night for the Cavaliers (6-21), who have lost seven of eight games in December. None of the team’s bench players reached double-digit points. Lillard with crucial 3-point playThe Blazers guard came up big when his team needed him most. With 25.6 seconds remaining and Portland trailing by two points, Lillard made a bucket through contact to put the Blazers ahead.Dame answers… plus the foul to put Portland back on top!@trailblazers 111@Suns 11026.0 remaining: https://t.co/gZ3mLZln8x pic.twitter.com/3OGEsr5a8P— NBA (@NBA) December 17, 2019Lakers at PacersLeBron James and the Lakers roll into Indiana for Tuesday’s clash with the Pacers. The Lakers (24-3) have won seven straight, while the Pacers (18-9) are eyeing their fourth consecutive victory. Despite the absence of injured star and MVP candidate Luka Doncic, the Mavericks ended the Bucks’ winning streak at 18 games after prevailing by a final score of 120-116 on Monday night.Not even Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 48 points and 14 rebounds were enough to prevent the Bucks from tasting defeat for the first time since Nov. 8.