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....
Dean’s Discussion July 2017

Dean’s Discussion July 2017

Greetings Oaksterdam community, I trust we all had a wonderful Fourth of July. There’s nothing like celebrating freedom especially when its cannabis freedom! With the many states that legalized both adult and medical use last year, there comes a tremendous need for...
Employment Listing: Robert A. Raich

Employment Listing: Robert A. Raich

Robert A. Raich has been a cannabis attorney in California for over twenty years and served as an attorney in both medical cannabis cases to be heard by the U.S Supreme Court. His firm advises clients on corporate and regulatory issues in cannabis law and works to...
Dean’s Discussion June 2017

Dean’s Discussion June 2017

Half of the year is over – where does the time go? I hope that in the past six months you have all made progress in the industry and continue to advocate for patient rights, cannabis rights and greater access to opportunities with less restrictive legislation. I...
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...
Cooking Cannabis with Aunt Sandy

Cooking Cannabis with Aunt Sandy

Join Oaksterdam University & Aunt Sandy this July 15th, 2017 to learn how to make a delicious cannabis infused summer meal! See Aunt Sandy prepare her World Famous 10x...
Women Are Leading the Way in Cannabis Education

Women Are Leading the Way in Cannabis Education

Oaksterdam University offers an education to those pursuing a career in the cannabis, and women are front and center in the growing industry. From horticulture to creating and marketing products, women are finding success in a professional space without a glass...
Chancellor’s Chat April 2017

Chancellor’s Chat April 2017

Alumni, family and friends, Oaksterdam University is celebrating ten years in 2017!  With the fifth anniversary of the federal raid on Oaksterdam over this past weekend, we encourage you to take a moment to reflect on the efforts put in over the last ten years across...
Chancellor’s Chat March 2017

Chancellor’s Chat March 2017

I am a “bad news first” type, good news after, so here we go…  Attorney General Jeff Sessions has now mentioned cannabis twice in the past week, most recently speaking at the National Association of Attorneys General’s annual winter meeting on February 28th....
Chancellor’s Chat: February 2017

Chancellor’s Chat: February 2017

The next couple of years will be crucial for the future of legal cannabis businesses, here in California and across the country. Policy wins in 2016 for 8 out of 9 cannabis reform initiatives, totalling 28 states nationwide, certainly boded well… however the...