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College of Engineering

1141 Engineering Hall
1701D Platt St.
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

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About Us

Craig Wanklyn, P.E.

Craig Wanklyn, P.E.

Assistant Dean

Craig is the assistant dean of Recruitment for the College of Engineering at Kansas State University. Along with leading recruitment efforts for the College of Engineering, he serves as an adviser for Engineering Ambassadors and Steel Ring. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction.

Prior to K-State, Craig was an associate at M-E Engineers in Denver, Colorado. In this position, he worked on and managed commercial, healthcare, education and sport facility projects throughout the U.S. Selected projects include Madison Square Garden (New York City), Michigan Stadium (Ann Arbor, MI), BBVA Compass Stadium (Houston, TX), and high rise office buildings at 609 Main Street, Houston, TX and 1515 Wynkoop, Denver, CO. He was also involved in the Rocky Mountain Chapter of ASHRAE. He sat on the Board of Governors as the student activities chair, which awarded scholarships and worked with college students as they transitioned into their professional industry.

Professional memberships include the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). He is also a member of Tau Beta Pi, Phi Alpha Epsilon, and a distinguished member of the Association of Alumni and Friends of the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH AAFN).

Craig graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor's and master's degree in architectural engineering. He is originally from Lakin, Kansas.


Dave F. Hoffman

Dave F. Hoffman

Recruitment Coordinator

A proud Kansas State University graduate of 2009, Dave F. Hoffman returned to Manhattan to fulfill the role of recruitment coordinator for the College of Engineering, where he works to expand and mentor the student population of one of K-State’s flagship colleges.

Earning two bachelor's degrees from K-State and a master’s degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Hoffman brings experience within recruitment, student development, advisement and retention. As a K-State student, Hoffman was involved with the Student Governing Association, served on the Board of Directors for Student Publications, and was a member of the Blue Key Senior Honorary Society and the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, where he was named to the Order of the Sphinx for significant contributions to the campus, chapter and National Fraternity.

Hoffman has accumulated time and professional experience in a variety of roles and responsibilities at colleges and universities across the nation, including Binghamton University, Rogers State University and the University of Missouri - Kansas City.

As the fourth and final member of his immediate family to graduate from K-State, Hoffman looks to have an impact in the lives of future wildcat engineers each and every day to help educate, train and prepare tomorrow’s pioneers, innovators and leaders. He can be reached at 785-532-5514 or dfhoffman@k-state.edu


Photo of Leanne MilleretLeanne Reineman

Recruitment Coordinator

Leanne is a 2014 graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics with a specialty in agronomy. As recruitment coordinator in the College of Engineering, she enjoys the opportunity to let her Wildcat Pride shine each and every day. In addition to working with prospective students both on- and off-campus, Leanne is also an adviser for Engineering Ambassadors.

As an undergraduate student at K-State, Leanne was highly involved in the College of Agriculture ambassador program receiving the honor of Ambassador of the Year as a senior. Along with the ambassador program, Leanne spent time working with the Agricultural Economics Club, Phi Eta Sigma Honorary and the Agricultural Future of America conferences.

Prior to her current role at K-State, she gained valuable experience in recruitment, communications and support through her various roles as a student at K-State and within the agricultural industry. Leanne hopes to have a lasting impact on future and current K-State engineers by aiding them in reaching their full potential. She is originally from Lawrence, Kansas. Leanne can be reached at 785-532-5455 or leannem1@k-state.edu.