Ruth and Jay Lipschutz of Philadelphia, and Mary Isabel Falero of Corona, Calif., announce the engagement of their children, Matthew Scott Lipschutz and Sandra Maria Falero.
Matthew, who graduated from George Washington High School, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American studies from San Francisco State University. He works for Podium Distribution in Torrance, Calif., as an international sales manager.
Sandra, a graduate of Centennial High School in Corona, Calif., earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the California Polytechnic University and a Master of Arts degree in American studies from California State University, Fullerton, where she is a part-time faculty member in the American-studies department. She is working toward a Ph.D. in cultural studies from Claremont Graduate University.
Matthew is the grandson of the late Sally ("Gran") Walkenstein, the late Robert ("Gramps") Walkenstein, and the late Dr. Moe Lipschutz.
Sandra is the granddaughter of the late Maria Garcia Morffi and the late Luis Morffi.
The couple is planning a Las Vegas wedding in May 2008.