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College of Engineering

Ike and Letty Evans Academic Success Center
1093 Fiedler Hall
1701C Platt St.
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-5592
engg-asc@k-state.edu

Fiedler Learning Commons Hours
Monday - Thursday:
8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 1-5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-11 p.m.

General Engineering Advising

To learn more about what you can expect from your adviser, view the Academic Advising Syllabus (pdf).

General Engineering Advisers

Bailey Sullivan

Bailey Sullivan
bas8844@k-state.edu
785-532-5171

Make an appointment

To make an appointment, click on the link and then click “Schedule an Appointment.”

Bailey Sullivan is an assistant teaching professor for the general engineering program, serving as professor and adviser for first-year students who have not selected an engineering discipline. She manages the general engineering program including curriculum development and management of advisers, and teaches courses that provide students with the tools and skills needed to be successful in engineering. 

Sullivan holds a Ph.D. in biological and agricultural engineering from Texas A&M University, and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in biological and agricultural engineering from Kansas State University. She has taught engineering courses at three other universities — Texas A&M University, Iowa State University and the University of Arkansas.

Mackenzie Blakeslee

Mackenzie Blakeslee
mackie09@k-state.edu
785-532-2791

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Mackenzie Blakeslee is the Academic Success Center (ASC) coordinator, managing operations of the Academic Success Center and Fiedler Learning Commons. She advises new freshmen and transfer students in general engineering, and serves as instructor for the Engineering Student Success Seminar, providing academic support for students in general engineering.

Blakeslee is a graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in family studies and human services, and a minor in leadership studies. During her undergraduate career at K-State, she worked as a student assistant for the department of biochemistry. Blakeslee has professional experience in management, communications and operations. 

Jennifer Thornburg

Jennifer Thornburg
jen20@k-state.edu
785-532-3331

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Jennifer Thornburg is retention coordinator for the Academic Success Center. She advises new freshmen and transfer students in general engineering, and serves as instructor for the Engineering Student Success seminar, providing academic support for students in general engineering. She also coordinates and organizes retention-based programs offered in the college including Scholars Assisting Scholars tutoring and Women in Engineering.

Thornburg is a graduate of Kansas State University with bachelor’s degrees in nutrition and kinesiology. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in counseling and student development at K-State.