AMS Welcomes Changes to Student Financial Aid in Ontario

February 25, 2016 KINGSTON, ON – Today, Kanivanan Chinniah, Kyle Beaudry, and Sarah Letersky, the AMS Executive, alongside Tyler Lively, David Walker, and Carolyn Thompson, the AMS Executive-elect, issued the following joint statement: “The AMS welcomes the changes to Ontario’s student financial aid regime announced by the Government of Ontario in today’s Budget. “We are [...]

By | February 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Movies for Mental Health

KINGSTON, ON – The Mental Health Awareness Committee (MHAC) of the Alma Mater Society (AMS) is hosting an event in conjunction with Queen’s For the Boys and the organization Art with Impact to promote mental wellness by creating a space for students to learn and connect through art and media. Art with Impact is an [...]

By | February 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Accessibility Queen’s: Sexuality X Disability Summit

February 23, 2016 KINGSTON, ON – Accessibility Queen’s of the Alma Mater Society (AMS) is hosting their first Sexuality x Disability Summit. This event is centered on providing a platform to explore discussions relating to the intersection of sexuality and disability. Topics will range from creating and fostering accessible sex-positive spaces to sex toys and [...]

By | February 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

2016-2017 AMS Executive Team Hiring

February 9, 2016 KINGSTON, ON – Hiring for the AMS Executive’s team of 2016-2017 has concluded. After reviewing 64 applications and two rounds of interviews, the AMS Executive-Elect (Tyler Lively, David Walker and Carolyn Thompson) are excited to announce the following hiring decisions: Commissioner of Academic Affairs: Leah Brockie, Con Ed ‘17 Commissioner of Campus [...]

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GHETTO: A Retail Art Installation

KINGSTON, ON – The Alma Mater Society (AMS) is partnering with ArtStreet at the University of Dayton to bring an art installation entitled "GHETTO: A Retail Art Installation" to the Queen's campus. The installation is a retail art experience that seeks to take the commercialized aspects surrounding the use of the term ‘ghetto’ and turn them into [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

AMS Executive’s Statement on Judicial Committee Procedural Policy

February 4, 2016 KINGSTON, ON – Today, Kanivanan Chinniah, President, Kyle Beaudry, Vice President (Operations), and Sarah Letersky, Vice President (University Affairs) released the following statement: “It is with regret that we found that the AMS Judicial Committee, which operates at arm’s length from the Executive, failed to notify the Queen’s Journal about a public [...]

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Statement from the AMS Judicial Committee on Executive Elections Appeal

February 4, 2016 KINGSTON, ON – Today, George Collister, the Chair of the AMS Judicial Committee, released the following statement: “On Saturday, January 30th at 8:00 PM, I received a complaint from Colin Zarzour of Team CSG to appeal several decisions of the Elections Team that were made during the 2016 AMS Executive Elections. “The [...]

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2016 AMS Executive and Rector Election Results

January 31, 2013 KINGSTON, ON – The Alma Mater Society (AMS) congratulates Tyler Lively, Dave Walker, and Carolyn Thompson (Team LWT) on their election as the 2016-2017 AMS Executive and Cam Yung on his election as University Rector. In the first round of the AMS Executive elections, Team LWT received 45.6% (2996) of the vote, [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

2016 Winter Referendum Results

January 27, 2016 KINGSTON, ON – Below are the results of the 2016 Winter Referendum. Voter turnout was 44.3%. Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.30 fee (subject to individual opt-out) to support Queen’s chapter? Choice                          Votes                     Percentage Yes -                             4988                       75.0 No -                               1665                       25.0 [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Student Wellness Services Opens Thursday Evening Clinic in Response to AMS Lobbying

KINGSTON, ON - On Wednesday, January 6, Student Wellness Services (SWS) announced the extension of the hours of urgent care walk-in clinic service on Thursdays to 7:30pm. This extension, made on a trial basis, is a result of AMS representatives lobbying the University for better hours of clinic service for students. In October, the AMS [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments