Training in teaching, communication, and problem-solving for Sri Lankan educators.
Learn more about the educators and institutions in our network.
Geraldine Maria Smith, Stella Maris College
Learning about China, Teaching about China
Geraldine Maria Smith and her colleagues at Stella Maris College are taking steps to design a China studies course.
Rev. Stephen Arulampalam, Theological College of Lanka
An Advocate for Nonviolence in Sri Lanka
Nonviolence is a theme that connects many pieces in Rev. Arulampalam’s career.
Higher Education in India
Preparing Students for Spiritual and Ethical Challenges
Many Christian colleges in India continue to recognize the importance of preparing students for spiritual and ethical challenges
Vanitha Williams, Women’s Christian College
Chaplaincy in Changing Times
Christian colleges in India often need to recruit faculty from a variety of disciplines to serve as chaplains on a part-time basis for two to three years. Vanitha Williams, a zoologist by training, served as a chaplain at Women’s Christian College for three years.
Sridevi Venkatachalam, Lady Doak College
Walking Extra Miles
Dr. Sridevi says Lady Doak College is a place for people who are passionate about teaching and “who are willing to walk extra miles.”
Service-Learning: Addressing the Head, Heart, and Hand
Indian educators shared experiences in developing service-learning initiatives.
Iven Jose, Christ University
Asking the Big Questions
Dr. Iven Jose’s experience as a 2016-2017 United Board Fellow, especially his placement at the University of Melbourne, helped him expand his ideas about holistic education.
Developing China Studies in Indian Higher Education
Considering ways to build a more nuanced understanding of China.
Breaking Ground on a Solar Energy Project
ASHA grant supports project in India.
Blessed in Many Ways
C.J. Alexander, an alumnus of Madras Christian College, established an endowment to honor his professor, the late I.M. Mathai (pictured above, with his wife). Funds from the endowment support scholarships at MCC.
Environment and Health Projects in India: A Closer Look
A new volume shares key findings from environmental projects that the United Board supported over the course of five years at 12 Indian colleges and universities.