News & Events

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:

  • On November 1st, 2022 we will be hosting our 6th Cannabis Career Fair & Business Expo from 10 am - 5 pm. We will offer panels, networking opportunities, an expungement clinic, and opportunities to interview with employers. In addition, student tickets are free!
  • On December 1st, 2022 we will have another Cannabis and Hemp Research Initiative Quarterly Education Panel on Topic: The Status of Cannabis and Hemp Research in New Jersey from 12 pm - 1 pm via Zoom.

Past Events:

On April 21st and 22nd Stockton's Cannabis & Hemp Research Initiative was pleased to host our first Cannabis Curriculum Convening. Over 30 professors participated in the event.

  • March 15th 2022 Quarterly education panel focusing on Cannabis Hospitality and Tourism
  • March 16th 2022 Cannabis Higher Education Panel at NJ Cannabis Insider’s Spring Conference
  • April 5th was our second Cannabis Career Fair and Business Expo at Stockton University's Galloway campus
  • April 21st and 22nd, 2022 was Stockton's Cannabis & Hemp Research Initiative's second Cannabis Curriculum Convening over zoom.
  • June 1st, 2022 we had another Cannabis and Hemp Research Initiative Quarterly Education Panel on Topic: Real Estate and Compliance; Start Right and Stay on the Right Track With Your Cannabis Business via Zoom.
  • September 9th, 2022 we had another Cannabis and Hemp Research Initiative Quarterly Education Panel on Topic: Analysis of Updated New Jersey Cannabis Rules and Regulations (expected rules and regulations update anticipated on or around August 19th, 2022) via Zoom.

 


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

Mariah Duffey

Mariah Duffey, “Using your Continuing Education and Adult Ed Depts to Launch Canna Curriculum” 

Marne Coit

Marne Coit, Discussing Law and Cannabis Courses Panel

Anna Schwabe

Anna Schwabe, Discussing Cannabis Science Courses Panel

Dr. Gerry Berkowitz

Dr. Gerry Berkowitz, Cannabis Education with an Undergraduate Focus Panel

Susan Dupej

Susan Dupej, Opening Session: "Job Growth in the Cannabis Industry and International Cannabis Education" Panel 

Koral Fritz

Koral Fritz, Cannabis Education with an Undergraduate Focus Panel, Moderator; Discussing Cannabis Business Courses Panel, Moderator; Discussing Law and Cannabis Courses Panel

Jimmie Sanders

Jimmie Sanders, Cannabis Education in Community Colleges Panel

Jennifer Maden

Jennifer Maden, Moderator; Cannabis Education at the Graduate Level Panel

Leah Sera

Leah Sera, Cannabis Education at the Graduate Level Panel

Dan Grodberg

Dan Grodberg, Moderator; Student Voice Panel

Brandon Nichols

Brandon Nichols, Cannabis Education in Community Colleges Panel

Amanda Gettes

Amanda Gettes, Moderator: Community College Panel

Akilah Easter

Akilah Easter, Community College Panel

Thomas Olah

Thomas Olah, Discussing Medical Cannabis Courses Panel

Valerie Battaglia

Valerie Battaglia, Student Voice Panel

Lewis Ball

Lewis Ball, Student Voice Panel

Benjamin Southwell

Benjamin Southwell, Cannabis Education with an Undergraduate Focus Panel

Sarah Ahrens

Sarah Ahrens, Spotlight on Cannabis and Hemp Internships Panel

John Fraser

John Fraser, Discussing Law and Cannabis Courses Panel

Otha Smith III

Otha Smith III, Spotlight on Cannabis and Hemp Internships Panel

Lesley Judd

Lesley Judd, Discussing Cultivation Courses Panel

Mary Buckley

Mary Buckley, Cannabis and Hemp Internships Panel

Samuel Haiden

Samuel Haiden, Discussing Cultivation Courses Panel

Marguerite Bolt

Marguerite Bolt, Hemp Panel 

Jason Wilson

Jason Wilson, Discussing Cannabis Science Courses Panel 

Dr. Linda Klumpers

Dr. Linda Klumpers, Discussing Cannabis Science Courses Panel

Dr. Paola Cubillos

Dr. Paola Cubillos, Discussing Cannabis Science Courses Panel

Rebecca Colett

Rebecca Colett, Cannabis Business Panel

Cree Robinson

Cree Robinson, Cannabis Business Panel

Kristen Yoder

Kristen Yoder, Cannabis Business Panel

Vanessa Fishback

Vanessa Fishback, Discussing Cannabis Science Courses Panel

Val Fiero

Val Fiero, Student Voice Panel

Thomas Crouse PharmD.

Thomas Crouse PharmD., Discussing Medical Cannabis Courses Panel

Noah Yates

Noah Yates, Student Voice Panel

Shawnee Williams

Shawnee Williams, Cannabis Business Panel

Dr. Daniela Vergara

Dr. Daniela Vergara, Moderator; Discussing Cultivation Courses PanelDiscussing Cannabis Science Courses Panel

Kelly Goldberg 

Kelly Goldberg , Moderator; Cannabis Education in Community Colleges Panel

Marguerite Bolt

Marguerite Bolt, Discussing Cultivation Courses Panel

Melissa Moore

Melissa Moore,  

Jason Thomas

Jason Thomas, "Real Estate and Compliance; Start Right and Stay on the Right Track With Your Cannabis Business" Quartely Education Panel

Darrin Chandler

Darrin Chandler, "Real Estate and Compliance; Start Right and Stay on the Right Track With Your Cannabis Business" Quartely Education Panel