Meet our Res Life Family
University of Wisconsin La Crosse Office of Residence Life
Central / Office Staff (Text Version)

Dr. Nick Nicklaus
(608) 785-8075
Bowling Green State University - History & Sociology
Bowling Green State University - College Student Personnel
Ball State University - Adult and Community Education
Favorite Quote - ”We often do not see things as they are but rather as we want them to be.”

April Handtke

Assistant Director, West Area Coordinator
(608) 785-8075
Western Illinois University - Psychology and Political Science
Western Illinois University - Junior Community Counselors
Favorite Quote - ”We can still face one final fear ~ the fear that a live encounter with others will challenge or even compel us to change our lives.”
- Parker Palmer

Patrick Heise
Assistant Director, East Area Cooridinator
University of Wisconsin- La Crosse
Elementary/ Middle Level Education
Oregon State University
Student Services Administration
Favorite Quote - "A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for."
-William Shedo

Chris Dziekan
Assistant Director - Leadership, Education and New Student Orientation
(608) 785-8075
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay -Journalism and English Literature
Syracuse University - Higher Education with Student Affairs Emphasis
Favorite Quote - ”Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
- Albert Einstein

Doug Kuenn

Assistant Director, Facilities
(608) 785-8075
University of Wisconsin La Crosse - Physical Education and Coaching
University of Wisconsin La Crosse - College Student
Favorite Quote - ”Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them -- a desire, a dream, a vision.”
- Muhammad Ali

Carol Beckerjeck
Program Assistant
(608) 785-8075
Favorite quote: Men's best successes come after their disappointments. - Henry Ward Beecher

Deborah Miller
Program Assistant
(608) 785-8076
Nicolet Area Technical College - Secretarial
Favorite Quote - He is not fool who loses what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. - Jim Elliot”

Gary Johansen
ResNet\Tech Mgr
(608) 789-2300
Western Technical College - Network Management Specialist
Favorite Quote - ”It isn’t how much you make; it is how much you save.”
- Unknown

Last Updated:7-28-2010