Colin Parmalee and Halie Proulx

Halie Annette Proulx, daughter of Gloria and David Proulx of Pinardville, and Colin Anthony Parmalee, son of Jan and Charles Parmalee of Albany, N.Y., were engaged at Christmastime in Milan, Italy.

Both Northeastern University graduates, Halie and Colin met while in college on a Dialogue of Civilizations study abroad to Israel.

Halie was salutatorian of the 2010 class of Goffstown High School. She recently earned her Master of Social Work from Boston College. Halie has held several child-advocate positions throughout her post-graduate studies and is a family advocate/clinician at the Suffolk County Children's Advocacy Center.

Colin recently earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is employed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge.

The couple reside in Boston. They plan a June 2019 wedding in Manchester.