Paczkowski, Thissen to wed

GUILDERLAND — Richard and Margaretann Paczkowski of Guilderland proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Karen Paczkowski to Christopher Thissen, son of Steven and Deborah Thissen of Glencoe, Minn. 

Dr. Paczkowski received her Ph.D. from Yale University in 2012. She also earned a master of science degree in engineering from Yale University in 2007, and is a 2006 graduate of Boston University where she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in engineering and a minor in mathematics. 

Mr. Thissen is a Ph.D. candidate at Yale University. He earned a master of philosophy degree from Yale University in 2010 and is a 2008 graduate of the University of Notre Dame where he graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in environmental geosciences. 

The happy couple has a wedding planned for June 1, 2013 in New Haven, Conn.

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