All fall 2021 LIFE@WCU sessions will be held online via Zoom. The format for spring will be evaluated throughout the fall semester.
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 presentations led by current and retired WCU faculty and staff and other educators from the region.
12 non-credit sessions will be offered each semester. Classes will meet in Cullowhee, NC on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m in the Cordelia Camp Building. 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.
Chris Cooper, "What political science can teach us about politics"
Thomas Rain Crowe, "Activism and the Arts: A personal perspective"
Land of Sky & Southwestern Commission, "Broadband issues in the mountains and other regional issues"
Callie Moore, "MountainTrue's work in the Southern Blue Ridge"
Members pay dues of $110 each academic year (fall and spring semesters, 24 sessions total).
Members may choose to attend on a semester basis for an $60 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 $60 for each semester.