Announcement has been made of the engagement of Samantha Stefani Strong and Matthew Robert Lumadue, both of Pittsburgh.

A Nov. 8 wedding in State College is being planned.

Strong is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert George Strong, of Mansfield, and Hilton Head Island, S.C. She graduated from Notre Dame High School, Elmira, N.Y. She received a bachelor’s degree in hotel, restaurant and institutional management from Penn State University and is pursuing a master’s degree in human resource management at Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh. She is employed by Hampton Inn, Pittsburgh Waterfront, as a sales coordinator.

Lumadue is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lumadue, of Hollidaysburg. He graduated from Hollidaysburg Area High School in 2006. He received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Penn State University. He is employed by U.S. Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, as a research engineer.