Note the Classes, EdVentures and Brown Bag Lunches that are planned for May – August 2015. Don't miss our Annual Meeting on June 3.


Welcome to BRCLL,
the Blue Ridge Center for Lifelong Learning

Are you 50 – plus?

If so, Blue Ridge Center for Lifelong Learning may be an ideal resource to help you:

  • Strengthen your mind
  • Expand your knowledge
  • Learn about your community
  • Make new friends
  • Be active
  • Stay young

Thank you for visiting our website. We have arranged for a variety of classes for the summer session on topics ranging from genetically modified organisms to African Americans in Western, NC.   We also have several EdVentures (Educational Adventures) which will interest you.  And, don’t forget to look into the Brown Bag Lunches and the Annual Meeting.

Please check into these items; many of which will interest you.


Terri Wallace is the BRCLL coordinator. Her office hours depend on many things including class schedules. In general the office is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday through Thursday. Terri can be reached at 694-1740 or e-mail.  Phone messages are usually updated daily and calls are returned as soon as possible.

If the Blue Ridge Community College is closed for weather-related issues all Lifelong Learning programs scheduled for that day are cancelled. If BRCC is on a delayed schedule afternoon Lifelong Learning classes will meet. Closing information is broadcast on local radio and television stations or you can call the College at 694-1700.

Looking for more personal enrichment classes? Then be sure to check out the wide variety of Learning for Leisure offerings from Blue Ridge Community College, visit: and enter “community enrichment” in the search box to access the latest course selections.