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World Summit of Educators in June Builds Momentum for Founder’s 1996 Vision

Apr 16, 2021

The global shift to online teaching will enable the second World Summit of Educators this June to reach a much larger audience than the in-person debut event at Soka University of America in 2016.

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SUA Accreditation Reaffirmation Shows Strength of Young Institution

Apr 13, 2021

For such a young institution, Soka University of America is remarkably accomplished. That reality was reaffirmed recently when the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) approved SUA’s

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President Ed Feasel Releases Message on Daunte Wright to Campus Community

Apr 13, 2021

SUA President Ed Feasel expressed deep sadness and horror to “the senseless killing” of Daunte Wright in Minneapolis. On April 12, he wrote in an email to the SUA community: “Once again, a young black

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Soka to Distribute Second Round of Coronavirus Relief Funds to Eligible Students

Apr 07, 2021

Soka University of America will distribute more than $345,000 in coronavirus relief funds to eligible students. Half of the funds will come from a second round of supplemental aid from the US

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Diet and Disease: Learning to Eat Healthier on a Budget

Mar 31, 2021

More than four million Californians were receiving benefits from CalFresh, the state’s food assistance program, at the start of 2020. When the pandemic hit, more people than ever found themselves

Founders Hall at dusk

President's Message on Recent Hate Crimes

Mar 19, 2021

Dear Soka Community, I am sure we are all saddened by the recent string of hate crimes in the US directed at Asian Americans, including the shootings this week in Atlanta. Such incidents show the base

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Soka Continues Test-Optional Admission Policy for Fall 2022 Applicants

Mar 16, 2021

Soka University of America has extended its SAT and ACT test-optional policy to include students applying for Fall 2022 admission. The policy, first implemented in June 2020, will continue to allow

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SUA Honors Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury With Inaugural Global Citizen Award

Mar 16, 2021

In honor of the 20th anniversary of its Aliso Viejo campus, Soka University of America is proud to announce Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury as the recipient of the inaugural Global Citizen Award, for

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President's Message: WSCUC Accreditation Reaffirmed for 10 Years

Mar 05, 2021

Dear SUA Community, I am pleased to announce that the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) acted to reaffirm the accreditation of Soka University of America for a period of 10 years

Hortense Spillers and Andrew Young via Zoom

Andrew Young and Hortense Spillers Speak to Universities’ Role in Building on MLK’s Legacy

Feb 18, 2021

About three hundred friends and members of the Soka community came together virtually on January 22 for “Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.—A Conversation,” the first event co-sponsored by SUA’s newly