LIFE@WesternCarolina is a lifelong education program specifically designed to provide learning opportunities to adults ages 50 and over. In this program, learners will participate in non-credit educational programs led by current and retired WCU faculty and staff and other educators from the region.
12 non-credit sessions will be offered each semester beginning in Fall 2019. Classes will meet at the Cordelia Camp Building on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. beginning September 17. Classes will also meet at WCU's instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. beginning September 19.
2019 - 2020 Potential Speakers
Kefyn Catley, "And down came a spider... Myths, facts and urban legends"
James Kosta. "DNA and ancestry: What's the difference"
Mary Ella Engal, "Barn Quilts/Underground Railroad"
Kevan Frazier, "Asheville history"
North Carolina Arboretum, "Bonsai"
Members pay dues of $125 each academic year (fall and spring semesters, 24 sessions total).
Members may choose to attend on a semester basis for an $80 fee per semester.
*Please note that if a member joins for the Fall-semester membership and they decide at a later time to join for the Spring-semester as well, they would need to pay $80 for each semester.