Debra and Sidney Geller of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Weiss Geller, to Matthew Damian Courtin, son of Damian Courtin of Buffalo, N.Y., and Margaret Kell, also of Buffalo.

    Laura graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, with a degree in Chinese. She is the deputy managing editor of a business magazine in New York City.

    Matthew graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in history. He also holds a master's degree in math education from the City College of New York. He teaches in the New York City public-school system.

    Laura is the granddaughter of Shirley Weiss and the late Irving Weiss, and Elaine Geller and the late Bernard Geller. Matthew is the grandson of Theresa and Ralph Liberto, and the late John and Margarita Courtin.

    The couple is planning an October wedding in Philadelphia.