NOVEMBER 2022 | SOKA UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA
Soka Heritage Hall Opens on Campus
Soka Heritage Hall, which chronicles SUA’s history and the ideas and contributions of the founders of Soka education, Tsunesaburo Makiguchi, Josei Toda, and Daisaku Ikeda, opened on campus this October. Read
Professor Chika Esiobu on the Power of Indigenous Knowledge
Chika Esiobu, visiting professor in African Studies and Economic Development, discusses Indigenous knowledge, teaching at Soka, and her creative work as a documentarian and novelist. Read
Celebrating the Life of Mitsu Kimura, Beloved Founding Staff Member
A memorial service for founding SUA staff member Mitsu Kimura was held on campus this month to celebrate his extraordinary life and contribution to the development of Soka for more than three decades. Read
"Humanity today faces an ordeal of unprecedented magnitude. Now more than ever, a new vision, an alternate philosophy—and the fostering of a global citizenry entrusted to realize these ends—is needed to establish a global society that lives in peace and coexists in harmony."
— Daisaku Ikeda, Welcome Message, Fall 2021
Alumni Interview: Developing a Growth Mindset
Julie Odano ’08 shares how the growth mindset and entrepreneurial skills she developed at SUA prepared her to succeed in her career as a vice president of sales. Watch
Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The DEI office recently conducted allyship training, distributed ally packs, shared more Soka Story Corps experiences with our community, and commemorated Thanks Taking. Read
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