The Shield of Loyola
, the University’s most prestigious honor, is awarded annually to a distinguished alumnus or alumna who has had remarkable success in his or her profession, whose life reflects the values of St. Ignatius Loyola, and who has demonstrated unparalleled loyalty to Saint Joseph’s University. It is presented at the annual Alumni Gala.
The recipient of the 2015 Shield of Loyola, Anthony A. Nichols Sr. '67 is Chairman Emeritus of Brandywine Realty Trust, one of the largest, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the nation. A former Trustee of Saint Joseph's University, Tony is also a co-chair and founding member of the SJU Real Estate & Construction Alumni Chapter and was the chapter's inaugural Lannon Award recipient. He is also a committee member for the President's Cup Invitational, a golf outing that helps raise scholarship funds for the University's presidential scholars.
Proceeds from the Alumni Gala support our students through the Shield of
Loyola Scholarship Fund.
Shield of Loyola Recipients