Paul Armstrong was appointed Vice President Academic for Mohawk College in September 2016. Paul leads a team of faculty and staff in educating 30,000 full-time, part-time and apprenticeship students at three campuses. Paul had previously served as Mohawk’s Dean of Health Sciences, Community and Urban Studies for nine years. Paul was also Director of Academic Relations, Chair of Health Sciences and Human Services and a Professor in the College’s Department of Medical Imaging. Paul has made Mohawk a leader in simulation-based learning and has maintained strong relationships with educational partners at McMaster University and Six Nations Polytechnic. Paul led the successful repatriation of Community and Urban Studies programs to Mohawk’s Fennell Campus and has been instrumental in developing and launching new programs to respond to the needs of students and employers. Paul holds a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University and diplomas in Medical Diagnostic Ultrasound and Radiological Technology from Mohawk College. Paul’s career achievements and extensive community contributions were recognized with a Mohawk Alumni of Distinction Award in 2013.