Carissa Jahner, Fargo, and Travis Swartz, Mears, Mich., announce their engagement.

Parents are Frank and Diane Jahner, Fargo; and David and Valerie Swartz, Mears.

Carissa graduated in 2003 from Fargo North High School and in 2008 she graduated from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, with a bachelor's degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse at Sanford Health, Fargo.

Travis graduated in 2002 from East Kentwood High School, Kentwood, Mich., and in 2006 he graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a bachelor's degree in molecular and cellular developmental biology. He earned a doctorate in medicine at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pa., and he is currently enrolled as a general surgery resident with UND.

A March 23 wedding is planned at Hope Lutheran Church, followed by a reception at the Hilton Garden Inn, both in Fargo.