Lydia Stewart Castle

Student Academic Services Specialist

Office: White Hall 215

Phone: 404-727-7305

Email: lcastle@emory.edu

Education

  • BA, Massey College

Biography

As the Student Academic Services Specialist in the Office for Undergraduate Education, Lydia Stewart Castle is responsible for the Domestic Transient Study program and the Transfer Credit Appeal process. In her role as transient study coordinator, she assists First-year students seeking approval for summer coursework at another institution. As coordinator for the transfer credit appeal process, Lydia assists Transfer and First-year students who submit a course evaluation appeal for a change in their initial credit evaluation distribution. In managing these processes she works closely with students, Emory College of Arts and Sciences faculty, the Committee on Academic Standards and the Office of Admission staff.

Outside of OUE, Lydia is a member of the Emory Green Office Team and is a Sustainability Initiatives Building Representative.

During her 20 years of service to Emory University and the Office for Undergraduate Education, Lydia has held many roles and has interfaced with a significant number of units and processes around the College, including the OUE Academic Advising Team, served as the lead-staff for the College implementation of OPUS and OPTIX. In 1998, Lydia was awarded the Emory University Center for Women Unsung Heroine Award for her commitment and extraordinary dedication to issues affecting women and girls.

Outside of Emory, Lydia supports many community programs including Moving in the Spirit, Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, and she is an active member of Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church. Lydia received her degree from Massey College.