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Mount Alumna and Trustee Presents at ParaMount Perspectives Speaker Series


Riverdale, N.Y. – Mount Saint Vincent welcomed alumna and member of the Board of Trustees, Gail Vance Civille ’65, for her presentation as part of the ParaMount Perspectives Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The lecture, “How Did I Get Here from There,” highlighted her educational experiences, scientific research, and the company she founded.

A well-respected leader in the fields of sensory evaluation and consumer product research, Ms. Civille is the founder and president of Sensory Spectrum, Inc., a globally-recognized management consulting firm, which specializes in understanding the sensory-consumer experience. The company links consumer senses with different needs, wants, and experiences through advanced sensory methods, consumer research, and with highly regarded statistical analysis procedures for industry leaders in business, academia, and government.

Ms. Civille graduated from Mount Saint Vincent with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and is a member of the Board of Trustees at the College. She is one of many distinguished speakers to have participated in the acclaimed ParaMount Perspectives Speaker Series, connecting students with today’s thought leaders, allowing them to gain industry knowledge and unique career insights firsthand.

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Founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity, the College of Mount Saint Vincent offers nationally recognized liberal arts education and a select array of professional fields of study on a landmark campus overlooking the Hudson River. Committed to the education of the whole person, and enriched by the unparalleled cultural, educational and career opportunities of New York City, the College equips students with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary for lives of achievement, professional accomplishment and leadership in the 21st century.