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 [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|News, 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

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