Grant Butherus

Grant Butherus

Horticulture & Classic Semester January 2017 I attended the classic and horticulture semester programs in January 2017 in Oakland, California. After graduating, I’m now working with the school as an intern which has been an amazing experience for me....
Jeweliette Pearson

Jeweliette Pearson

Jeweliette Pearson Classic Semester • August – December 2016 I would say that my grandfather was a large influence on my decision to attend Oaksterdam University in the fall of 2016. School for me was what many others might say, “just not my thing”. I’ve always...
Michael V. Maestri

Michael V. Maestri

Michael V. Maestri 14 week – Horticulture Semester • January 12 – April 13, 2017 Why you attended OU? The reason that I attended Oaksterdam University is because I wanted to learn all that I could about the cannabis plant from the best of the best! Being from...
André Thom

André Thom

graduate of the Indoor Horticulture Seminar (Feb. 13th – 16th, 2016) and was the Valedictorian of the Classic Seminar (Jan. 30th – Feb. 2nd, 2016) Why have you attended Oaksterdam? I attended Oaksterdam University to understand the business, horticulture and laws...
Ray Murphy

Ray Murphy

Ray Murphy – Forged K9 Basic and Advanced Classic Seminars •  December 2015 Why have you attended Oaksterdam?  I attended Oaksterdam because I wanted to learn more about the Cannabis industry from the best. I was exploring a few different business options in the...
Michael Garganese Jr.

Michael Garganese Jr.

Michael Garganese Jr. Classic Seminar – Basic and Advanced • November 2014 Why have you attended Oaksterdam? I attended Oaksterdam to further my knowledge of the cannabis plant and industry.  It was at a time where I was unsure if cannabis was something I wanted to...
Rachel Jacobson

Rachel Jacobson

Rachel Jacobson Classic and Horticulture Semester: Spring 2016 Why have you attended Oaksterdam? I attended Oaksterdam University because I believe that the cannabis plant was put on this planet for human beings to utilize and that it has the potential to change the...
Big Pete

Big Pete

Congratulations to Big Pete, OU’s August 2016 Featured Alumni! It all started back in 1979 in Santa Cruz when Big Pete was finishing high school, making his first treats and growing his first cannabis plants from a seedy stash he was able to sprout. Soon after...
Alex Stratienco

Alex Stratienco

Alex Stratienco Morning Horticulture Semester May 5 – August 4 My name is Alex Stratienco, I’m 22 years old, I’m from New York and for many years now it has been a dream of mine to attend Oaksterdam University in hopes of becoming part of the growing medical marijuana...
Sarah Miles Dolk

Sarah Miles Dolk

My name is , and I attended the June 2015 Las Vegas 4 day Classic Seminar. My goal in attending was to test my knowledge and learn as much as I could in 4 days. It worked! I was Valedictorian and that makes me very proud. Since attending, I have continued my activism...
Jonathan Diaz

Jonathan Diaz

Jonathan Diaz Horticulture Semester Sep – Dec 2015 Why I attended OU I attended Oaksterdam University to gain the knowledge I needed to enter the cannabis industry and grow clean and safe medicine for everyone across the world.  I recently received an Honorable...
Barbara Blaser

Barbara Blaser

 Why have you attended Oaksterdam? For many years I have supported the legalization movement. As a registered nurse working in the hospice field, I would periodically become aware that perhaps families were supplementing our medication with marijuana. even though they...