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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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