Love is in the air at UGA!

6 Stories that Prove Love is in the Air at UGA

Nearly 25,000 couples met and fell in love at the University of Georgia. This Valentine’s Day, we’ve highlighted some Bulldog love stories to prove that love is in the air all over campus (and beyond).

These DC Dawgs found love AFTER graduation

Lynne and Rob together at the 2022 CFP National Championship in Indianapolis

Lynne and Rob Randolph met as members of the DC Alumni Chapter in August of 2004 while reconnecting with fellow bulldogs. The two make regular trips to Athens with their two children.

From dorm parties to professorships

Jeff & Sydney Shellebarger

Jeff and Sydney Shellebarger met during a party at a UGA residence hall in the ’70s. Now, they are responsible for creating the first-ever professorship for the department of Geology.

Graduate Dawgs reconnect

Amanda Stables and Spencer WoodyAmanda Stables and Spencer Woody both grew up in the great state of Georgia but met 500+ miles away at Cedarville University. Both Bulldogs at heart, they decided to come back to Athens as Amanda pursued a master’s in social work and Spencer attended Georgia Law.

Grady couple continues to support students in mass communication

Powells dog

Elizabeth and Joey Powell both graduated with degrees from Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication and found success in public relations and advertising. The two still give to Grady to support the success of future Grady couples!

UGA busses spark romanceTeman Worku + Kevin Steele Rooftop Engagement

Teman Worku and Kevin Steele sparked their epic love story on a UGA bus from Athens to Atlanta to attend the UGA Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Luncheon with the Student Alumni Council.

World travelers reconvene in Athens


Chris and Jenny D’Elia were both on separate studies abroad, Chris in the Pacific Islands and Jenny in Cortona, prior to them fortuitously meeting back in Athens upon their arrival home. Now, they share an adventurous spirit and travel as much as possible.


Looking for more heartwarming love stories? Check out our 2020 V-Day blog on Bulldog Love Stories!