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Offices: What Have We Been Up To This Year?

There are 4 Offices that fall under the AMS President - here is a brief summary of one or two projects they have been working on this year! If you are interested in any of these projects, we are now hiring for the 2017-2018 school year! All job descriptions are available at www.myams.org/apply  Advancement Office – [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Coming Up In The JDUC?

This year we saw the completion of the skylight, new washrooms and the renovation of Wallace Hall. Whose idea was it to do those projects and who made the final decision? In 2014 the AMS hired architecture firm Shoalts and Zaback to produce options for JDUC renovations. Shoalts and Zaback came up with five possible [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 AMS Executive and Undergraduate Trustee Election

January 31, 2017 KINGSTON ON – The Alma Mater Society (AMS) congratulates Jenn Li, Brian MacKay and Palmer Lockridge (Team JBP) on their election as the 2017-2018 AMS Executive and Victoria Chappell on her election as the Undergraduate Student Trustee. Team JBP received 52.61% (3492) of the vote and Aniqah Mair, Julie Tran and Landon [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Winter 2017 Referendum Results

January 31st, 2017 KINGSTON, ON – Below are the results of the 2017 Winter Referendum. Voter turnout was 45.7% Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.50 fee (subject to individual opt-out) to support Enactus Queen’s? Choice       Votes        Percentage Yes              4027           64.5 No                2220           35.5 Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.25 [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fall Term Break – Tell Us What You Want!

Last year the University Senate decided that Queen’s University should implement a fall break. The Senate established the Fall Term Break Task Force to consult with students, faculty, and staff about the structure of the break. This fall, the Task Force released a survey to Queen’s students that received over 7000 responses. In these, responses students [...]

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

Strengthening Sustainability Throughout the AMS

Throughout the fall semester we’ve been working on a plan to incorporate sustainability throughout the AMS, a plan that will strengthen sustainability across the organization. Last night, the AMS Assembly approved our plan to close the Commission of Environmental Affairs (CEA) and redistribute the Commission’s committees and services to other departments within the AMS. By [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMS to Hold Open Forum on Racial and Ethnic Discrimination

November 24, 2016 KINGSTON ON – Over the past few days we have witnessed threats chalked on buildings and directed at students on social media, this is not representative of our Queen’s values. This is taking away from an educational opportunity to engage all students in a discussion about race and racism at Queen’s. The [...]

By | November 24th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Statement from the AMS Executive on University District Costume Party

November 22, 2016 KINGSTON ON - This morning we were made aware of a party that happened Saturday night in the University District where students dressed in inappropriate costumes. We believe this was wrong, and actions like these make students feel uncomfortable and unwelcome on our campus. We see this as an educational opportunity for [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

683 AMS Staff Completed Bystander Intervention Training

November 4, 2016 KINGSTON ON – AMS President Tyler Lively, Vice President (University Affairs) Carolyn Thompson and Vice President (Operations) Dave Walker, required that all AMS staff complete bystander intervention training this Fall. To date, 683 AMS staff have undergone this training. These students know how to identify unsafe situations, and know when and how [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

2016 Fall Referendum

November 3, 2016 Kingston ON – Below are the results of the 2016 Fall Referendum. Voter turnout was 22%. Do you agree to the continuation of the CFRC mandatory fee of $7.79 for the next three years? This fee was originally established in 1976 and last went to referendum in the spring of 2014. Choice [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments