Beth and Stan Porter of Huntingdon Valley, and Diane and Ed Weinert of Melville, Long Island, announce the engagement of their children, Eric Brent Porter and Laurie Beth Weinert.

    The couple met while students at George Washington University, where Laurie earned a dual degree in human resources and marketing. She is an account manager in the advertising department of The New York Times.

    Eric graduated with a degree in philosophy from George Washington University. Also a graduate of the Temple University School of Law, he is an attorney with the City of New York.

    Laurie is the granddaughter of Elaine Zenker and the late Sidney Zenker, and Annette Weinert and the late Bertram Weinert. Eric is the grandson of the late Florence and Henry Staller, and the late Betty and Al Porter.

    The couple, who lives in New York City, is planning a September 2009 wedding in New York.