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LIFE@WesternCarolina

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.

For more program information or to apply for membership, click here

12 non-credit sessions will be offered each semester beginning in Fall 2019. Classes will meet at the Jackson County Public Library 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.

October 2019 Speakers
James Costa, “The Ancestors Within Us: Insights, Promise and Perils of DNA Testing”
Alan Ward, “Cideries Etc.”
John Boyle, “Asheville Citizen-Times Newpaper's ‘Answer Man’ shares his experiences and his perspective on our region”
Elena Miller, “Storytelling”
Jeremy Wilson, “Eastern Band Tribal Council-An insiders View”

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. 

  • 24 sessions (1 per week, 12 per semester, 2 semesters)
    Included in the 24 sessions are a holiday reception and an annual luncheon
  • Borrowing privileges at WCU's Hunter Library
  • Parking at the Jackson County Public Library and Biltmore Park, where the 2019-2020 sessions will be held
  • Fall-Semester membership* – 12 sessions between September – December; includes Holiday Reception
  • Spring-Semester membership* – 12 sessions between January – April; includes Annual Luncheon
  • Borrowing privileges at WCU's Hunter Library
  • Parking at the Jackson County Public Library and Biltmore Park, where the 2018-2019 sessions will be held

 Thank you to our sponsors: 

Gold Sponsorship - Biltmore Park

 

Sponsorship: Ardenwoods

GlobeTreks

 


Gold Sponsorship - Cullowhee and Biltmore Park

 

HarrisSponsorship

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