Elyse and Michael Besso of Huntington, N.Y., and Renee and Herb Cohen of Blue Bell announce the engagement of their children, Michele Brett Besso and Joshua Mark Cohen.

    Michele and Joshua are graduates of the University of Delaware.

    Michele is the director of communications for the Delaware College of Art and Design.

    Joshua is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Philadelphia City Councilman Juan Ramos.

    Michele is the granddaughter of the late Edith and Elias Besso, and the late Beatrice and Charles Schwalb. Joshua is the grandson of the late Dorothy and David Weiser, and the late Eleanor and David Cohen.

    The couple is planning a September wedding in New York.