On Friday, August 9, 2019, Sheila Betancourt López, defended her thesis titled La colonia de los viejos, a translation from English into Spanish of The Elder's Colony by Raúl Figueroa Rodríguez.
The Thesis Committee, formed by Luis A. García Nevares, Ph. D., Alejandro Álvarez Nieves, Ph. D., and thesis advisor Aurora Lauzardo Ugarte, Ph. D, awarded her thesis the grade sobresaliente.