Jason Goulah stands in front of Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies bulletin board
A Community Dialogue Explores SUA’s Founding Principles
The university community gathered online for a presentation by Prof. Jason Goulah, director of the Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education at DePaul University, and a discussion of the SUA founder’s approach to education and how it is alive on campus. Read
Ambassador Chowdhury speaks at dialogue
SUA Announces Recipient of Inaugural Soka Global Citizen Award
Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury has been named the first recipient of the Soka Global Citizen Award in honor of his life’s work and achievements for peace, women’s rights and equality, and commitment to the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged nations. Read
Wanjira Mathai
World Summit of Educators Expands Its Reach
Registration is open now for the second World Summit of Educators, which is leveraging technology to engage a worldwide audience in exploring the principles of a Soka education. Read
"Dialogue is the challenge to persist to the very end in our belief in the fundamental goodness of humanity and, by inspiring one another, to persevere in manifesting this goodness."
Daisaku Ikeda, Commencement Message to the Class of 2019
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Youth Leaders’ Gathering Will Pave the Way for World Summit of Educators
A group of energized students successfully propose and organize a June youth summit to bring more voices from future leaders around the world to the global education dialogue. Read
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SUA Accreditation Reaffirmation Shows Strength of Our Young Institution
The WASC Senior College and University Commission has approved SUA’s accreditation for another 10 years, using a new streamlined process designed for high-performing institutions. Read
Reminder: Call for Photo Submissions
Photo Mosaic
The 20th Anniversary Community Engagement Committee invites Soka students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and visitors to submit photos showing how SUA contributes to the world. What does Soka mean to you?
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Students Learn How Diet Affects Their Health in Innovative Class
A new Learning Cluster course examined how diet relates to chronic disease and inspired students to help people eat and prepare healthy meals. “I wanted healthy eating to be seen as more accessible,” said Kennah Watts ‘22, “and not just a luxury for people who can afford fancy cookbooks or fitness guides.” Read
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Virtual Alternative Spring Break Explores Key Social Justice Issues
This year, the traditional Alternative Spring Break was reinvented as a six-week virtual experience that combined deep dives into social justice topics and volunteer service. Read
Anniversary Events
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Pre-show 4:45PM

Virtual 20th Anniversary Celebration
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JUN 4-5

Youth Summit
Wanjira Mathai
JUN 13-14

World Summit of Educators