News Tagged as Soka at 20

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“Build Forward Better:” Teachers From 20 Countries Draw Inspiration at World Summit of Educators

Jul 06, 2021

With teachers and students everywhere facing so many challenges, not the least the global pandemic, how can educators stay inspired? The second World Summit of Educators, sponsored by Soka University

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Celebrating 20 Years of Educating Global Citizens

May 26, 2021

On an autumn day in 1950, Josei Toda shared a vision with his 22-year-old mentee, Daisaku Ikeda, of a university based on the theory of value-creating education. Fifty-one years after that

Daisaku Ikeda writes at his desk

SUA Honors Founder Daisaku Ikeda as Campus Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Aliso Viejo

May 03, 2021

The Soka University of America Board of Trustees has bestowed two major honors on SUA founder Daisaku Ikeda: the establishment of an endowed chair in his name and naming the undergraduate program

Jason Goulah stands in front of Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies bulletin board

A Community Dialogue Explores SUA’s Founding Principles

Apr 20, 2021

Two decades after SUA opened and in the midst of an uncertain and divisive time in the world, the university community gathered online to discuss founder Daisaku Ikeda’s ideas and putting them into

Wall showing Wisdom Courage Compassion motto

At Youth Summit in June, Global Citizens Will Rise in a Time of Crisis

Apr 20, 2021

Five years ago, Soka University of America students held the first World Summit of Educators. That involvement will expand exponentially this June. Hundreds of students will gather a week before the

Wanjira Mathai

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

Wall showing Wisdom Courage Compassion motto

20th Anniversary Committee Builds Toward a Significant Milestone

Dec 11, 2020

As Soka University of America prepares to celebrate two decades of educating global citizens on May 3, 2021, it has announced a 20th Anniversary Steering Committee to lead initiatives to mark the

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Soka University Announces Global Citizen Award

Nov 18, 2020

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of its Aliso Viejo campus, Soka University is inaugurating a Global Citizen Award, presenting it to an individual who has made a major contribution to the global

Collage of Soka Peace Gala participants

In Challenging Times, Peace Gala Exceeds Fundraising Expectations

Nov 09, 2020

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. The 16th annual event,