COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland men’s basketball player Varun Ram is currently in Chennai, India volunteering for Hoops Creating Hope – a two week program for students to create and develop the link between leadership, character, teamwork and communication with academic success and future goals.
Read more … Ram Volunteers in India for Hoops Creating Hope
When I heard about the Crossover Basketball program, an international education program, the first non-profit [501(c)3] international education program in India to leverage athletic values and skill to develop academic opportunities for Indian students, I knew I wanted to learn more.
Read more … Crossover Basketball: Spreading Hope In India Through Sports
When teaching kids about basketball, the importance of rebounding is always included. But what about teaching this skill in the classroom?
According to Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy, these types of basketball skills are just as applicable on the basketball court as they are off the court for many kids in India.
Read more … The Power of Basketball
Repriya is 10 years old, studying in class five at Chennai Primary School. I ask her what her favourite sport is. She says basketball instantly.
Read more … Crossing Over for Inclusion
“Leadership, character, communication, teamwork,” Shaun counts the four elements on his fingers. According to him, a sport like basketball can help kids bring out these values, while teaching them time management as well.
Read more … Taking a shot on real time court
WASHINGTON, DC: The 1st Annual Hoops Creating Hope 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, hosted by Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy, will be held on April 20th at The George Washington University’s Smith Center here.
Read more … Helping reach goals by shooting through hoops
Chennai: The inaugural session of 'Hoops creating Hope', an initiative by Boston-based Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy, that aims to use sport to create opportunities for the youth and help them in their education pursuits, drew to a close here on Tuesday.
Read more … Inaugural Session Draws to an End
Hoops Creating Hope, a basketball-based program of athletics, teambuilding exercises and educational speakers conducted by the Crossover Basketball & Scholars Academy concluded their first session in the city on Tuesday.
Read more … Promoting Education Through Basketball
Find out more about an organization using the power of basketball to support education in India.
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Shaun Jayachandran, CCAS BS '02, is working on a project that merges service and entrepreneurship. He's been working to build Crossover Basketball & Scholars Academy, a non-profit international basketball program in India committed to the teaching of the sport and to providing educational opportunities for its participants.
Read more … Alumni Find Passion and Profit Through Social Entrepreneurship