SUNY Oneonta News

October 25th, 2011

Music Industry Education Pioneer Appointed as Fellow of SUNY Oneonta Teaching, Learning and Technology Center


ONEONTA, N.Y. -- SUNY Oneonta's Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center has appointed Dr. Janet Nepkie of the college's Music and Music Industry programs as a Fellow of Copyright Inquiry and Implementation. Nepkie, a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, was instrumental in creation of the college's Music Industry program and coordinates its internships. She also teaches courses related to business aspects of the music industry, copyright law and the cello.

Nepkie earned a Ph.D. from New York University and has worked with several national associations including the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., where she has served as a trustee. An innovator in the area of experiential learning, she delivered the 2009 keynote address before the New England Association for Cooperative Education and Field Experience. 

In addition to her academic activities, Nepkie is an accomplished musician. She is principal cellist of both the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra and the Catskill Symphony Orchestra.

The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center assists faculty with the use of technology in teaching and learning. More information about the Fellows program is available from the center’s director, James Greenberg, at



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