Biography

Melanie Gaebel is a proud graduate of Albert Gallatin Area High School, home of the Colonials.  Following graduation, Melanie attended Westminster College where she earned her ​Bachelor of Artsin Sociology and Psychology.  Melanie also earned her Pennsylvania teaching certification in Early Childhood Education.  

While in college Melanie enjoyed being a member of the Alpha Gamma Delta Sisterhood and was captain of the Cheerleading team.  She also worked with a professional cheerleading company, traveling the country to teach cheer/stunt camps, judge competitions, and choreograph routines.  

Melanie also earned her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Carlow University.  Carlow’s MBA program allowed her to grow professionally and personally.  She enjoyed the program's cohort format because it ​allowed her to make great connections with her professors and her classmates.  

Away from the office, Melanie loves to spend time with her three small children, her husband and her little dog, Zeus.  As a family, they love taking advantage of the many kid- friendly attractions Pittsburgh has to offer.  She and her husband also look forward to hitting the ski slopes every year.

Melanie has been working at Carlow since 2007.  Her favorite aspect of the job is to watch her students flourish, and do amazing things on and off campus and post-graduation.