Shelley and Larry Collins of Pikesville are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laurie Ellen, to Michael Richard Rosen, son of Heidi and Steve Rosen of Suffern, N.Y. Laurie graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in marketing and management. She received her Master of Arts in teaching degree from Towson University and is a teacher with Baltimore County Public Schools. Michael, also a graduate of University of Delaware, received his doctorate of dental surgery degree from the University of Maryland and is completing a dental residency at the Veterans Hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla. He is also the author of “The Guide to Surviving Chemistry.”
Laurie is the granddaughter of Martin and Iris Collins and the late Irene and Irving Charkatz, all of Baltimore.
Michael is the grandson of Evelyn Julius and the late Howard Julius of Queens, N.Y. and the late Henry and Lorraine Rosen of the Bronx, N.Y.
The couple resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. A May 2014 wedding is planned.