Janice Nikkel serves as a K-State Global Campus Program Coordinator with the Academic and Professional Programs unit. Her primary responsibilities include coordinating distance education programs consisting of four bachelor’s degree programs, eight master’s degree programs, a PhD program, five certificate programs, and a minor program. Janice serves as the Global Campus representative on the University’s Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry grant selection committee.
Janice has been with Global Campus since graduating from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 1985. She is very active in the Wabaunsee county 4-H program serving as a volunteer and project leader. She also served two six-year stints on the Wabaunsee county Extension Council serving multiple terms as president. While daughter Taylor was in high school, Janice served as a member of the leadership team for the Wabaunsee High School Booster Club. For over ten years she volunteered in her community as a youth volleyball, basketball, and softball coach for her daughter’s teams. She also serves on the Wabaunsee County Relay for Life team. Janice and her husband, Mark, along with daughter, Taylor, operate a registered Angus ranch near Maple Hill, Kansas.