Speakers at the Dialogue on the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence with Peace Lake and Founders Hall in the background
Creating a Culture of Peace Through Dialogue
Speakers and alumni shared how they are using dialogue to build peaceful connections in their work and their lives during the “Living the Culture of Peace in 2020” online event. Read
Founders Circle and Peace Fountain
A Short Course in Sokanomics
A look at how SUA’s mission-driven approach to financing the education it offers—let’s call it Sokanomics—is helping it weather this storm. Read
Photo collage of this year's virtual  gala and memories of previous galas
The 16th Annual Peace Gala Tops Expectations
Hundreds of members of the Soka community came together online for this year’s Peace Gala, surpassing the event’s fundraising goal while celebrating the university’s mission. Read
"What will you do when you reach a seemingly insurmountable impasse? I am not exaggerating when I say that the outcome will be decided by the resolve you summon at that moment."
Daisaku Ikeda, Commencement 2012
Taylor Gonzales '19 is one of three Soka alumni in the accelerated program at Claremont Graduate University
Getting a Head Start on Graduate Degrees
A joint venture between Claremont Graduate University and SUA allows students to accelerate their progress toward a master’s degree. Read
 Anh Nguyen '23 with their research project displayed on a laptop
Student Scientific Research Continues Despite the Pandemic
With the guidance of SUA faculty, students are forging ahead with their life sciences research projects while learning remotely. Read
Painting titledKopenkin & Dvanov by Nina Boutin '17
Not Cancelled 2020: An Art Exhibit for an Unusual Year
A collaborative online exhibit, spearheaded by a recent graduate, lets students and alumni express their creativity while quarantined. Read
Celebrate Soka University 20 Years Logo
Soka at 20 Years
Visit our new 20th Anniversary web page to reflect on our mission and history, meet members of our community, and support Soka as we continue to build toward a promising future.
Wyatt Balman Soka Athletics
An Exceptional Lion
The late Wyatt Balman has been named the first recipient of the Thomas Wyatt Balman award. It will be awarded to the student-athlete who exhibits the exceptional behavior, enthusiasm, positivity, and sportsmanship that Wyatt personified. Read