Samantha Stephani Strong and Matthew Robert Lumadue, both of Pittsburgh, are engaged to be married.
Miss Strong is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Strong of Mansfield and Hilton Head Island, S.C.
She is a 2008 graduate of Notre Dame High School, Elmira, N.Y., and received a bachelor's degree in hotel, restaurant and institutional management from Penn State University, University Park. She is pursuing a master's degree in human resources management at Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh.
She is a sales coordinator for Hampton Inn, Pittsburgh Waterfront.
Mr. Lumadue is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lumadue of Hollidaysburg.
He is a 2006 graduate of Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School and received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and a master's degree in environmental engineering from Penn State University, University Park.
He is a research engineer for U.S. Steel Corp., Pittsburgh.
A Nov. 8 wedding is being planned in State College.