The engagement of Elizabeth Gilmore of Allentown to Mark Ruch of Lehighton, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Christine Gilmore of Allentown and Jeffrey Gilmore of Reading. She is a student at the University of Pittsburgh, where she is majoring in psychology and English literature. She will graduate in 2013.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Roxanne and Brian Ruch of Lehighton. He is a student at Millersville University, where he is majoring in biology.

The couple is planning a wedding for mid-2014.