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 2018. Classes will meet at the HFR Auditorium on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. beginning September 11. 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 13.
March Speakers (Cullowhee)
Robin Oliver, "Intergenerational Communication" 3/5
Jodie McCord,"Food, Fitness, and Fun: The F Words for Optimal Health" 3/12
Richard Starnes,"Historical Events and the Politics Behind Them" 3/19
Spriggly's Beescaping,"Bee Keeping-Honey Bees and Native Bees" 3/26
March Speakers (Asheville - Biltmore Park)
Robin Oliver, "Intergenerational Communication" 3/7
Jodie McCord,"Food, Fitness, and Fun: The F Words for Optimal Health" 3/14
Richard Starnes,"Historical Events and the Politics Behind Them" 3/21
Spriggly's Beescaping,"Bee Keeping-Honey Bees and Native Bees" 3/28
Annual Luncheon & Business Meeting
LIFE@WesternCarolina will be holding our annual luncheon on April 2, 2019 at the U.C. on WCU's main campus in Cullowhee. If you are planning to attend this event please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling Educational Outreach at (828) 227-7397. Please also let us know if you are bringing a guest so that we can plan for food accordingly. Guests may attend for a $10.00 fee.
Members pay dues of $125 each academic year (fall and spring semesters, 24 sessions
For a limited time returning LIFE@ members can join at a discounted rate of $110.
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.
Fall-Semester membership* – 12 sessions between September – December; includes Holiday Reception