Alexandra Marie Jacobs and Andreas Wilke, 15 Waverly St., Potsdam, are engaged to be married.
Alexandra is the daughter of Walter and Judy Jacobs, 2086 NYS Rt. 3, Mannsville. She graduated with a Regents diploma from Belleville Henderson Central School, Belleville, in 2003. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with minors in journalism and religious studies from Wagner College, Staten Island, N.Y., in 2007.
Alexandra is currently employed as a Communications and Government Relations Associate for SUNY Potsdam.
Andreas Wilke is the son of Klaus and Ilse Wilke, Am Hegewinkel 32, Berlin, Germany. Andreas graduated with an Abitur from Arndt Gymnasium, Berlin, Germany, in 1995; graduated with a Diplom in Psychology (equivalent of master's degree) from the Free University of Berlin, in 2002; completed his Ph.D. thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany, in 2006; completed postdoctoral research at the Max Planck Institute in Berlin, Germany in 2005-06; at the University of California Los Angeles in 2006-08; at Indiana University Bloomington in 2008-09, and at the Konrad Lorenz Institute, Altenberg, Austria, in 2009.
A civil ceremony will be held on August 10, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. A religious ceremony will be held August 10, 2013, in Canton/Potsdam.