Mental Health Service Empower Me Comes to Queen’s

Starting September 1, 2019, all students at Queen’s University will have access to Empower Me, a holistic mental health and wellness service that seeks to enhance the resilience of the student community by supplementing existing on-campus resources. As part of their ongoing commitment to support the mental health of students, the Alma Mater Society (AMS) [...]

By | August 29th, 2019|Blog Post, News|0 Comments

City of Kingston: Students Move-Out Plan

Below is a release by the City of Kingston Students: have a move-out plan KINGSTON, ONT./ April 4, 2019 - The school year is quickly coming to an end!  The City wants to congratulate students on finishing their academic year and share tips on how to make spring or summer move-out go smoothly. If you [...]

By | April 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

VP Finance and Administration Donna Janiec Granted AMS Honorary Life Membership

Friday, March 29th, 2019 During AMS Assembly in Wallace Hall on March 28th AMS President, Miguel Martinez moved forward a motion to grant Donna Janiec, Vice-Principal Finance and Administration, AMS Honorary Life Membership. Martinez states, “It is with great pleasure that I announce that AMS Assembly unanimously voted to grant Donna Janiec Honorary Life Membership [...]

By | March 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Executive Summary of the Investigation Report into the AMS President

Below is the executive summary of the investigation report conducted by mediator John Curtis of Kingston, ON. It was released during AMS Assembly on March 28th, 2019. Comments by Mikela Page, Chair of the Board of Directors of the AMS and Miguel Martinez, AMS President follow the report. "In November, the Board of Directors was [...]

By | March 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

2019-2020 Government and Corporate Managers Hired

Tuesday, March 26th  The Alma Mater Society has concluded head manager hiring for AMS services. The AMS is pleased to announce the following decisions: Government Brand Manager - Sarah Obonsawin (3rd year, Commerce) Marketing Research Manager - Ewan Harris (3rd year, Global Development) Talent Acquisition Manager - Olivia Stanton (2nd year, History) Chief Electoral Officer [...]

By | March 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Joint Statement on Sexual Violence Survey Summary Results

Below is a joint statement by the Division of Student Affairs, the AMS, and SGPS that has been e-mailed to all students. In addition, here is Principal Woolf's statement on student sexual violence survey: https://www.queensu.ca/gazette/stories/principal-s-statement-student-sexual-violence-survey   To all students, The Ontario government has released a summary report from the 2018 Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey. More than [...]

By | March 20th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Election Results of AMS Board of Directors

March 12, 2019 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 Directors: Liam Tharp Nic Oullette Two-year term Student Directors: Zoey Aliasgari Alexia Tecsa “The Board of Directors of the Alma Mater Society Inc. is pleased [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

2019-2020 Head Managers Hired for AMS Services

Tuesday, March 6th  The Alma Mater Society has concluded head manager hiring for AMS services. The AMS is pleased to announce the following decisions: AMS Pub Services - Evan Gage Tricolour Outlet - Nicole Langfield The Printing & Copy Centre - Jordan Greene Queen's Student Constables - Parker Quast Peer Support Centre - Andie Rexdiemer [...]

By | March 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Joint Statement by the AMS and SGPS Regarding Approval of the JDUC Redevelopment Project

On March 1st, 2019, the Board of Trustees put forward a motion to approve the Redevelopment Project of the John Deutsch University Centre. Approval for the project is conditional upon the university securing the following: A minimum of $10 million in donor funding. Capital Redevelopment Framework Agreement between the AMS, SGPS and Queen’s. Confirmation that [...]

By | March 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Statement on The Aesculapian Society’s Secession from the AMS

February 28th, 2019 On February 21st and 22nd, medical students in the Aesculapian Society voted to depart from the Alma Mater Society and become a member society of the Student Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS). These changes will be effective September 1st, 2019. Below is a quote by Aesculapian Society President, Rae Woodhouse and Senior [...]

By | February 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments