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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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 [...]

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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

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 [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

683 AMS Staff Completed Bystander Intervention Training

November 4, 2016 KINGSTON ON – AMS President Tyler Lively, Vice President (University Affairs) Carolyn Thompson and Vice President (Operations) Dave Walker, required that all AMS staff complete bystander intervention training this Fall. To date, 683 AMS staff have undergone this training. These students know how to identify unsafe situations, and know when and how [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

2016 Fall Referendum

November 3, 2016 Kingston ON – Below are the results of the 2016 Fall Referendum. Voter turnout was 22%. Do you agree to the continuation of the CFRC mandatory fee of $7.79 for the next three years? This fee was originally established in 1976 and last went to referendum in the spring of 2014. Choice [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments