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attendees at the 2019 New Jersey Cannabis Career Fair

The initiative’s activities in the area of cannabis and hemp are:

  • Conducting studies on the agricultural aspects of cultivating hemp
  • Partnering with businesses to contribute to the local community
  • Developing a lab to test and study hemp grown on campus or in partnership with other farms
  • Hosting conferences and webinars on cannabis and hemp industry relevant subjects

The vision of the Cannabis & Hemp Research Initiative at Stockton University is to become the premier research site in New Jersey for agricultural cannabis and hemp, and to establish a platform to discuss important topics in the industry with members of the academic and business community.

Upcoming Events

Cannabis Curriculum Convening

April 21 and 22, 2 - 5 p.m. EDT

Join cannabis educators to exchange curriculum ideas, network, and discuss strategies to enhance cannabis instruction in higher education.

Register


Schedule

Wednesday, April 21
2 – 2:50 p.m. 

Opening Session: “Why Cannabis Curriculum?”

Choice of Three Sessions:
3 – 3:50 p.m. 

  1. Science-Focused Cannabis Curriculum (Including Bachelor’s Degrees)
  2. Cultivation-Focused Cannabis Curriculum
  3. Community College Cannabis Curriculum

Choice of Four Sessions:
4 – 4:50 p.m.

  1. Law-Focused Cannabis Courses/Curriculum
  2. Medical-Focused Cannabis Courses/Curriculum
  3. Hemp-Focused Cannabis Curriculum
  4. The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population

Thursday, April 22
2 – 2:50p.m. 

Opening Session: “The Role of Continuing Ed/Adult Ed in Cannabis Education.”

Discipline Assemblage and Summary
3 – 4:15 p.m.

Each panel will summarize their discussion, findings, and plans going forward.

Inter-Institutional Panel
4:20 – 5 p.m.

Panelists will discuss potential cannabis education collaborative opportunities.

Cannabis Curriculum Conveyning flyer


Meet the Cannabis Curriculum Convening Panelists

Rob Mejia

Rob Mejia, Moderator: The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population

Dr. Ekaterina Sedia

Dr. Ekaterina Sedia, Moderator: Discipline Assemblage and Summary

Marne Coit

Marne Coit, Moderator: Hemp Panel

Anne Schwabe

Anne Schwabe, Cannabis Science Panel

Gerry Berkowitz

Gerry Berkowitz, Cannabis Cultivation Panel

Dr. Andrea Holmes

Dr. Andrea Holmes, Moderator: Medical Cannabis Panel 

Koral Fritz

Koral Fritz, Moderator: Cannabis Law Panel

Dr. Gus Rosonia

Dr. Gus Rosonia, Medical Cannabis Panel

Michael Brown

Michael Brown, The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population

Nathan Bone

Nathan Bone, Cannabis Cultivation Panel

Ann Marie Sorrell

Ann Marie Sorrell, Community College Panel

Brandon Nichols

Brandon Nichols, Community College Panel

Amanda Gettes

Amanda Gettes, Moderator: Community College Panel

Akilah Easter

Akilah Easter, Community College Panel

Thomas Olah

Thomas Olah, Medical Cannabis Panel

Chad Kinney

Chad Kinney, Cannabis Science Panel

Dr. Amanda McKinney

Dr. Amanda McKinney, Medical Cannabis Panel

Benjamin Southwell

Benjamin Southwell, Cannabis Science Panel

Faye Coleman

Faye Coleman, Hemp Panel

John Fraser

John Fraser, Cannabis Law Panel

Tiffany Bowden

Tiffany Bowden, Cannabis Law Panel

Dasheeda Dawson

Dasheeda Dawson,  The Importance of Social Justice in Cannabis Curriculum: Spotlight on Engaging with and Training a Post-Prison Population

Samuel Haiden

Samuel Haiden, Cannabis Cultivation Panel

Quarterly Cannabis Education Panel

June 1, 2021
Cannabis 101: Definitions, Terms, and General Q&A

September 1, 2021
Status of the Adult Use Cannabis Program in New Jersey

December 1, 2021
All About Hemp

March 1, 2022
Cannabis Hospitality & Tourism Opportunities & Challenges


Past Events