Joshua von Castle

Associate Director of Housing & Residence Life Housing & Residence Life

Josh currently serves as the Associate Director of Housing & Residence Life and the College’s chief housing officer. He supervises the Area Coordinators, professional live-in staff, who supervise the paraprofessional staff, including Resident Advisors, Student Resident Directors, and Assistant Area Coordinators. 

During his time with the College, Josh has also been active with diversity and inclusion efforts on campus, especially in serving as the founding director of the Inclusion & Dialogue Center. Other positions in which Josh has served include Area Coordinator, Director of Student Activities, Interim Director of Conference Services, and an Admissions Counselor for the College serving the Southwest Virginia area and focusing on recruitment strategies for the Visual and Performing Arts.

Josh graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and English from Emory & Henry College in 2007 and completed a Master of Arts in Community and Organizational Leadership through the Appalachian Center for Civic Life in 2017. His passion is for Student Affairs with a focus on multicultural student experiences, student faith experiences, and student leadership.


  • Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA
    M.A., Community and Organizational Leadership
    B.A., Religion and English
  • Josh vonCastle
    Josh vonCastle

Contact Info

Martin-Brock Student Center
(276) 944-6529


The Martin-Brock Student Center, 30522 Garnand Drive, Meadowview, VA 24361