For the safety of our members, ALL fall 2020 sessions will be held on Wednesdays from
10am-12pm online via Zoom. Instructions on accessing Zoom will be sent to members
prior to the first session on September 16th. Members wishing to join for the online
membership will pay a reduced rate of $100.00 for the membership year. Please keep
an eye on your email for updates.
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 beginning in Fall 2020. Classes will meet in Cullowhee, NC on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. beginning September 16. 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 17.
Larry Conger, "The Moutain Dulcimer: A Historical Perspective"
Spriggly's Beescaping and Nature Education Company, "WNC Wildlife and Restoring Lost Habitat"
Anne Fitten Glenn, "History of WNC Beer"
George Ellison & Brett Martin, "Horace Kephart, Back of Beyond"
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.