Mai-Lan Richards

Mai-Lan Richards Indoor Horticulture Seminar – Basic and Advanced (June 11-14, 2016) Why have you attended Oaksterdam? I have always been an advocate of cannabis for over ten years, but since it was such a bad “drug” and illegal no one spoke about the medicinal...

Adam Scott

Adam Scott Classic & Horticulture Semester’s • January – April 2016 I attended Oaksterdam University because I wanted to make a difference in my home state North Carolina. We are known for Tobacco, a harmful drug but we aren’t even medicinal yet....

Denise Martellacci

Congratulations to Denise Martellacci, the featured Alumni of the month! Denise Martellacci – Graduate of the Sept. 20, 2008 Classic Seminar Whom am I? I came of age in Oakland in the late 60’s and early 70’s. My generation had experienced the Kennedy’s and MLK...

Anthony Bey

Anthony Bey Basic and Advanced Classic Seminar, Sept 26, 2015 – Sept 19, 2015 Why I attended OU Working in the cannabis industry has been a dream of mine 20 years in the making. In September of 2015, I began bringing this dream into fruition when I attended Oaksterdam...

Aaron P.

Aaron P. May 26-29 Basic & Adv. Classic Seminar! Why have you attended Oaksterdam? I was looking for a positive way to be involved with the Industry. Oaksterdam offered me an opportunity to learn more about the plant that I love while guiding me step-by-step...

Michael Kise

Michael Kise Classic seminar basic & advanced – May 2014 Indoor Horticulture basic & advanced – May 2014 What brought you to Oaksterdam University? I attended Oaksterdam because I wanted to learn more about how the plant could help people. That way I could...

Nicole Vallante

What brought you to Oaksterdam University? The life choices that defined my reality started to feel wrong in a way that was impossible to ignore. I was unfulfilled in the work I was doing, and my hometown city of Boston was no longer the right place for me. I was...

Florent Buffiere

Florent Buffiere Classic & Horticulture Semester Why have you attended Oaksterdam? I was extremely mad with the cannabis laws & perception in my country of origin, France. In Europe, the French people lead the way in cannabis consumption while they undergo the...

Austin Mears

Austin Mears Classic Semester, Horticulture 101 & Horticulture 102 Why have you attended Oaksterdam? In addition to having been a cannabis connoisseur, I also come from a big family background of psychiatrists, therapists, doctors and nurses. Helping others is...

Derek Stephanof

Why have you attended Oaksterdam? I attended Oaksterdam for a list of reasons far too long to count. Mainly though I came here to gain a formal education in the cannabis industry as well as to be on the front lines of the cannabis legalization movement. The cannabis...

Druce Fu, M.D.

Why have you attended Oaksterdam? Medical marijuana permit applications were announced by the State of Nevada and I found Oaksterdam’s seminar to be everything I needed. As a non-industry person, the seminars gave me the building blocks of information and connections...

Summer Pepitone

Name: Summer Pepitone Name of Courses Attended: Classic and Horticultural Semester (14 week program) Date of Courses Attended: January 21st 2015- April 23rd2015 Why have you attended Oaksterdam? I attended Oaksterdam University to acquire the knowledge needed to run...