Rose, the daughter of Tony and Pat Giorgio of Davenport, earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in speech pathology from the University of Northern Iowa, and she is currently employed as a speech therapist in a children's clinic.
Matt, the son of Jim and Sue Nelson of Cherokee, is a Washington High School graduate, and earned a bachelor of arts degree in literary studies from Iowa State University. He earned a second bachelor of arts degree, in communication sciences and disorders, from the University of Northern Iowa, where he is currently enrolled in the Master of Arts program in speech pathology. He will graduate from that program in December 2012.
Rose and Matt are planning a May 26, 2012 wedding at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Davenport, with a reception to follow on the Rock Island Arsenal.