Making It Work

Being married, with children, during graduate school presents unique challenges, as well as special experiences. 

Their journey has been filled with challenges and surprises, but Griselda Conejo Lopez and Bladimir Ramos Alvarado will celebrate this weekend. She’s graduating with a master’s degree in computer science; he is receiving a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering.

Meanwhile, three years ago, Benjamin Marrero and Katily Ramirez met at a Chinese buffet in Savannah, Georgia. It was love at first sight — for one of them. They've since married and are receiving a bachelor's and master's degree, respectively, this weekend. 

Being married, with children, during graduate school presents unique challenges, as well as special experiences. 

Read the full story of love, marriage, and scholarship.