33rd Annual Alumni Gala
honoring Robert T. Healey, Sr. '51
with the Shield of Loyola
Saturday, November, 9 2013
The Hyatt at the Bellevue
6:30 p.m. - Reception
7:30 p.m. - Dinner & Award Presentation
9 p.m. - Dancing
The Alumni Gala is the signature event of Saint Joseph’s Alumni Association and an opportunity to spend a night in downtown Philadelphia with old and new friends.
At this annual event, the University presents the Shield of Loyola,
the most prestigious honor bestowed by the Alumni Association. The
recipient is 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
The recipient of the 2013 Shield of Loyola, Robert T. Healey, Sr. '51 is a member of the SJU Magis and Barbelin Societies and was involved in international releations, debate and intramural clubs, as well as the Interracial Justice Commission, as an undergraduate. A practicing attorney for 25 years and 1998 recipient of the SJU Law Alumni Chapter's Gem Award for exemplary servant leadership, Healey co-founded Viking Yacht Company in 1964 with his older brother, Bill Healey '51.
This is a great event to enjoy an evening with
fellow alumni while we recognize and celebrate those who embody Jesuit
ideals and are committed to furthering SJU’s mission.
Don’t miss the social event of the season!
"Go forth and set the world on fire."
— St. Ignatius Loyola
Thank you to the sponsors of the 2013 Alumni Gala:
Please email Georgette Hamaty or call 610-660-3286 for information about sponsorship opportunities.