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From Intersectionality to Community Cultural Wealth: 2021’s Virtual Alternative Spring Break

Apr 19, 2021

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, a group of Soka students decided they wanted to help. During their spring break they flew to New Orleans to join the disaster relief efforts. Their trip

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Student Leaders Foster Community in a Challenging Year

Dec 10, 2020

Each year, the Soka Student Union (SSU), the undergraduate student body of Soka University of America, elects five students to the SSU Executive Council to represent them. And each year, the council

Orientation Zoom Class

Orientation: A Virtual Welcome for the Class of 2024

Oct 05, 2020

SUA’s Most Global Class Ever Enjoyed a Week of Engagement, Dialogue, and Friendship From their homes in 19 countries around the world, the 102 members of the Class of 2024 listened as President Edward

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Latines Unides Leads Discussion on Latinx Identity

Oct 05, 2020

Latines Unides and the Office of Student Affairs presented a panel discussion on Latinx identity on Sept. 22. Latines Unides is an affinity group that seeks to increase Latinx visibility on campus

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Graduation of Katarina Hou, Class of 2019

May 28, 2019

SUA would like to recognize the graduation of Katarina Hou, class of 2019, who has been an invaluable member of the SUA community.

Commencement speaker Leymah Gbowe

Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate, to be Commencement Speaker at Soka University

Apr 18, 2019

SUA’s President Daniel Habuki is honored to announce that Leymah Gbowee, the 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate and Liberian peace activist, will be SUA’s 2019 commencement speaker.