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Learn more about the Academic Affairs Commission

Hi everyone, my name is Victoria Lewarne and I am the Commissioner of Academic Affairs for the 2017-18 term! The purpose of the Academic Affairs Commission (AAC) is to ensure the maintenance of the quality, and financial accessibility of a Queen’s education. Thus, it is my responsibility to advocate on behalf of students to the [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Learn about the Municipal Affairs Commission

Hi everyone! My name is Stefano Hollands, and I am the Commissioner of Municipal Affairs here at the AMS. It is my job to advocate for students’ interests to all external stakeholders in the City of Kingston, and to ensure that there are plentiful volunteer and work opportunities for students within the Commission. I can [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Learn more about the Campus Activities Commission

In the Campus Activities Commission, everyone works to organize a variety of student run events each year including conferences, live music, entertainment and recreation events, and assisting with Orientation Week. As the Commissioner, I am also here to act as an event planning resource if you or someone you know is planning an event for [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Learn about the Social Issues Commission

Hi everyone! My name is Ramna and I’m the Commissioner of Social Issues for the 2017-2018 year. It may already be two months into my term, but I’m still unbelievably excited for the year ahead. The Social Issues Commission (SIC) exists to actively challenge and eliminate all levels of oppression on campus, while also promoting [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMS Assembly Speaker Resigns

April 5, 2017 KINGSTON ON – Today, Jennifer Li, President – elect, Brian Mackay, Vice President (Operations) – elect and Palmer Lockridge, Vice President (University Affairs) – elect, issued the following statement: “Today Alexander Prescott, the Incoming AMS Assembly Speaker, tendered his resignation to the AMS Secretary. The resignation takes effect immediately.” Please direct all [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AMS Emergency Assembly Cancelled

By a consensus decision of new President’s Caucus, tonight’s planned emergency session of AMS Assembly has been cancelled. We would like to explain the reasons behind this decision, and the thorough discussion among student leaders that brought it about. First, we all recognize the offensive and hurtful comments that Alexander Prescott made in 2013, and [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joint Statement From the AMS Executive and the Executive-elect on the Election of the AMS Assembly Speaker

April 3rd, 2017  KINGSTON, ON – Today, the current Executive Team LWT and incoming Executive Team JBP issued the following joint statement: Sunday evening the incoming AMS Assembly elected Alexander Prescott as Assembly Speaker for 2017-18. We have heard concerns from the student body about the election, and we want to address them. In 2012-13, Prescott was [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

2016-2017 Teaching Awards Announced

March 23, 2017  KINGSTON, ON - The Teaching Awards Committee of the Alma Mater Society (AMS) is very excited to announce the following awards for the 2016-2017 academic year: Frank Knox Award: Fall Semester: Richard Ascough Winter Semester: Charles Molson Christopher Knapper Award: Fall Semester: Abouzar Toubaei Winter Semester: Martin Jurak "The Teaching Awards Committee [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Peer Support Centre, Academic Grievance Centre and Housing Resource Centre Closed Due to Cold

March 16, 2017 KINGSTON, ON – Today, Tyler Lively, AMS President, Dave Walker, AMS Vice President (Operations), and Carolyn Thompson, AMS Vice President (University Affairs) issued the following statement: “We regretfully announce that the Peer Support Centre, Academic Grievance Centre, and Housing Resource Centre will be closed until further notice due to unbearably cold temperatures [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

2017-2018 Government Manager and Corporate Assistant Manager Hiring

March 12, 2017 KINGSTON, ON – Hiring of the 2017-2018 Government and Assistant Managers for the Alma Mater Society (AMS) has concluded. After receiving 175 applications, the Executive-elect Jennifer Li, Brian Mackay and Palmer Lockridge are happy to announce the following hiring decisions: Secretariat: Neil Sengupta, ArtSci '18 Judicial Affairs Manager: Seema Sidhu, ArtSci '19 [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments