Bonnie Boswell and The Power Broker promotional poster
A Documentary Shines the Spotlight on Civil Rights Leader Whitney Young
A screening of The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights followed by a discussion with Bonnie Boswell, Young’s niece and an award-winning broadcast journalist, brought the SUA community together on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Read
SUA Recognized as “Trusted Partner” by the City of Aliso Viejo
Aliso Viejo Major Ross Chun and Mayor Pro Tem Richard Hurt presented SUA President Ed Feasel and Vice President Arch Asawa with a plaque recognizing the university as a “Trusted Partner” of the city. Read
Wendy Harder smiles as she stands in front of Peace Lake
Wendy Harder Retires After 24 Years Serving SUA and the Community
After joining SUA as its seventh employee, Wendy Harder, director of community relations, led several major projects within the university and with external organizations, including launching the popular Soka International Festival–all with her trademark cheer and wit. Read
Delfeayo Marsalis looking through trombone
Upcoming Shows at Soka Performing Arts Center

3/4 Garrick Ohlsson & Kirill Gerstein
3/11 Joshua Bell & Academy of St Martin in the Fields
3/12 Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra - New Orleans Mardi Gras Party
3/16 Critical Conversations: Rewiring Capitalism with Simon Mainwaring
3/19 Ray Chen
Professor Hamersley and students with green hills in the background
Exploring Nature Close to Home
Students hiked some of Southern California’s mountain trails, exploring the environment and their responses to it, in a Learning Cluster course this winter led by Robert Hamersley, professor of environmental biogeochemistry. Read
"No matter how critical the times or adverse their circumstances, human beings are inherently capable of working together to bring forth positive value and generate waves of change that can transform the era."
— Daisaku Ikeda, 2022 Peace Proposal
Swimmer, Yoshki Wurtz, is competing in the pool
SUA’s Athletes Show Their Mettle in a Challenging Year
After a year without competing, Soka Lion teams have roared back into action with strong showings. Read
Dance Students Turn SUA
Campus Into a Stage
Creative dance students performed original solo, duet, and group dance pieces among the buildings and gardens of SUA for a memorable fall recital. Watch Video