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|

AMS Executive Team Hiring

February 13th, 2017 KINGSTON ON - Jennifer Li, Brian MacKay and Palmer Lockridge have completed their hiring for the 2017-2018 AMS Executive Team. Over the weekend, team JBP reviewed 43 applications with two rounds of interviews. The Executive-Elect is excited to announce the following decisions: Commissioner of Academic Affairs: Victoria Lewarne, Political Studies '17 Commissioner of Campus Activities: Devon Laflamme, Nursing '17 Commissioner of Municipal Affairs: Stefano Hollands, Political Studies and Global Development Studies, '17 Commissioner of Social Issues: Ramna [...]

February 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

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 Wilcock (Team MTW) received 43.68%(2899) of the vote with 3.71% voting none of the above. Victoria Chappell won with 93.7% (5370) of the vote. Quick [...]

January 31st, 2017|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

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 fee (subject to individual opt-out) to support Queen’s HanVoice? Choice       Votes        Percentage Yes             3672          60.3 No               2414          39.7 Do you agree to the establishment of [...]

January 31st, 2017|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

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 Committee Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (CARED) within the AMS along with the Queen’s Human Rights Office will be holding a forum about “race”, culture, [...]

November 24th, 2016|Categories: News|

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 us to engage all students in a discussion about race and racism at Queen’s. Over the coming days, we will be engaging with the University, [...]

November 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|