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 received several nominations for each award this year. Each nominee showed tremendous passion and dedication to their students. We were thrilled to be able to [...]

March 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|

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 in the service spaces.” “Due to the construction on the new Innovation and Wellness Centre, the spaces have become too cold to continue to serve [...]

March 16th, 2017|Categories: News|

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 Brand Manager: Rachel Corvinelli, ArtSci '17 Marketing Research Manager: Hana Chaudhury, Comm’17 Talent Acquisition Manager: Delyth Phan, ArtSci '18 ReUnion Street Coordinator: Alexandra Da Silva [...]

March 13th, 2017|Categories: News|

2017-2018 AMS Board of Directors Election

March 10, 2017 KINGSTON ON – The Alma Mater Society (AMS) would like to congratulate the following people on their election to the AMS Board of Directors: One-year term student director: Tyler Lively Michael Blair Two-year student director: Aniqah Mair Mikela Page Community Director: John Neretlis "The Board of Directors of the Alma Mater Society Inc. is pleased to announce the election of four new Student Directors and the ratification of a new Community Director. We are confident that these [...]

March 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

2017-2018 Head Manager Hiring

March 6, 2017  KINGSTON, ON – Hiring for the 2017-2018 Head Managers of all AMS services has concluded. After receiving 21 Head Manager applications, the Alma Mater Society (AMS) is pleased to announce the following hiring decisions: Bikes and Boards: Megan Vahabi, Concurrent Education’18 Common Ground Coffeehouse:  Julie Kennedy, Linguistics’17 Publishing & Copy Centre: Samantha Lall, English and Psychology’19 Queen’s Student Constables: Jesse Bell, Concurrent Education ’17 Studio Q: Darrean Baga, Global Development’17 The AMS Pub Services (TAPS): Laura Khalil, English’18 [...]

March 6th, 2017|Categories: News|

AMS Congratulates New Journal Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2017 KINGSTON ON - Today the AMS Executive congratulated Joe Cattana on being elected Editor-in-Chief for Volume 145 of the Queen’s Journal. “This was the first contested Editor-in-Chief election in 6 years. It was great to see a discussion of ideas about the future of the Journal. On behalf of Team LWT I would like to congratulate Joe on his victory.” - Tyler Lively, AMS President. The results were announced Tuesday evening. Cattana received 41 votes (66.1%) with [...]

February 16th, 2017|Categories: News|