Bill Tourville, Assistant Director of Campus Programs

Address: CSU 173
Phone: 507-389-6076

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.


“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.”


  1. Three words that best describe you. “Fun, innovative, caring”
  2. Three things that can always be found in your refrigerator. “Water, milk, and fresh fruit”
  3. Three people, living or dead, you would like to invite for dinner. “My grandfather, David Garibaldi (the drummer), my wife.”
  4. What is something people would be surprised to know about you? “I once was an engineering major.”
  5. What superpower would you like to have? Why?“Fly - ‘Cuz it’s cool.”
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