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...
Chancellor’s Chat: January 2017

Chancellor’s Chat: January 2017

Forget all the unpleasant experiences of the previous year and look forward to the happy things in store for you.  The New Year is the perfect time to unfold new horizons. Rediscover the strength and courage that lies within you and continue to move forward.  With...
Chancellor’s Chat: December 2016

Chancellor’s Chat: December 2016

With Gun-Giving So Popular This Time of Year…Know There is a ‘Cannabis Exception’ to the U.S. Constitution “Warning: The use or possession of marijuana remains unlawful under Federal law regardless of whether it has been legalized or decriminalized for medicinal or...
Chancellor’s Chat: November 2016

Chancellor’s Chat: November 2016

Why your vote for cannabis is so important this year – a wounded veteran’s perspective 2016 can be the year the tide is turned in the United States against the irrational, wasteful, and frankly harmful prohibition on cannabis. Five states, all of which currently have...
Dean’s Discussion: October 2016

Dean’s Discussion: October 2016

My dear friends and alumni, Drug policy reform is not just an issue within our own borders. Jamaica is making great strides to legitimize the use of cannabis in its country. After decades of harsh drug laws, this famous Caribbean island has decriminalized small...
Chancellor’s Chat: September 2016

Chancellor’s Chat: September 2016

History is made this week at Rehoboth Elementary School in Sussex County. Governor Markell signed Senate Bill 181 into effect, which legalizes medical marijuana oils on school premises in the state of Delaware.  Freedom fighters Jamie Maedler and her 10 year-old...