Bill Tourville, Assistant Director of Campus Programs
Advising the Student Events Team programming board within Student Activities, Bill Tourville oversees a team of energetic students devoted to a diverse offering of quality programs and events that build a sense of pride and school spirit. Bill guides the Student Events Team through more than 80 activities a year ranging from weekly movies to Homecoming Week while helping student leaders grow and develop through intentional learning.
Education: Undergraduate: History, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; Post Graduate: Master’s Degree in Counseling & Student Development at St. Cloud State University.
Past Experiences: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse: Campus Activities Board, Habitat for Humanity, Student Union Building Manager. He also brings experience with Fraternities and Sororities and Union Operations.
Current Research Areas: Orientation programming and graduate student programming needs.
GETTING TO KNOW BILL:
“My top accomplishments since joint the CSU staff include: re-branding the Student Events Team, having three beautiful daughters and helping students learn and grow.”
“The most rewarding aspect of my work with students is helping them make their dreams a reality.”
“I like to spend my free time enjoying the outdoors whether its camping, biking, landscaping or kayaking. Besides closely following the Minnesota Twins, I perform with multiple local and regional groups as a professional drummer. Currently, I’m pursuing additional community engagement opportunities around the greater Mankato area.”
BILL’S FUN FAST FIVE QUIZ
- Three words that best describe you. “Fun, innovative, caring”
- Three things that can always be found in your refrigerator. “Water, milk, and fresh fruit”
- Three people, living or dead, you would like to invite for dinner. “My grandfather, David Garibaldi (the drummer), my wife.”
- What is something people would be surprised to know about you? “I once was an engineering major.”
- What superpower would you like to have? Why?“Fly - ‘Cuz it’s cool.”