Soka University, Aliso Viejo Hosts Family Tour Day and The Chengdu Acrobatic Troupe of China on December 15th

NEWS RELEASE November 9, 2001

Wendy Harder, SUA
(949) 480-4081
Paul R. Carbajal, SUA
(949) 480-4082
Lisa Lu, SUA
(949) 480-4083


Bring the whole family to see the new 103-acre Soka University, Aliso Viejo campus and enjoy a performance by the famous Chengdu Acrobatic Troupe of China!  SUA, Aliso Viejo will be hosting Family Tour Day on December 15, 2001. Everyone is welcome! 

Family Tour Day Schedule:

9:00 a.m. Guided Tours depart on the half-hour from Founder's Hall first floor. Last one leaves at 11 a.m.
10:30 a.m. Student/Parent Question and Answer Session, third floor, Founder's Hall.
10:30-1 p.m. Brunch in the Student Center (With prior reservation only: $7).
1 p.m. The Chengdu Acrobatic Troupe of China, SUA Recreation Center.

(Reservations required: Students 18 and under free, Adults $5. Tickets will be held at the door.  This is a 90 minute performance with one intermission. Seating is on bleachers with backs and is first come, first  served. Doors open at noon.) 

Reservations for Family Tour Day and Brunch may be made by emailing or calling 949 480-4150.  Reservations for The Chengdu Acrobatic Troupe of China may be made by emailing or by calling 949 480 5158. 

Come to SUA's main entrance at 1 University Drive (located off of Wood Canyon Drive just south of Pacific Park Drive in Aliso Viejo.) It takes about one hour to take a walking tour. Cameras are welcome! 

Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo is a private, non-profit, four-year liberal arts college located adjacent to the City of Laguna Beach in South Orange County. SUA, AV opened to its first 120 first year students from 18 countries and 18 states on August 24, 2001. The deadline for Regular Admission to the fall 2002 first year class is January 15, 2002. SUA, AV offers a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts, with concentrations in Humanities, International Studies and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The campus has a 9:1 student/faculty ratio and an average class size of 16.  All students study a foreign language and do an international internship in that language during a semester of their junior year. Eastern and Western perspectives are taught across the curriculum.  Founded on the Buddhist principles of peace, human rights and the sanctity of life, SUA offers a non-sectarian curriculum and is open to students of all nationalities and beliefs. See for additional information.