Statement From AMS Executive

October 15, 2015 KINGSTON, ON – Today, Kanivanan Chinniah, President, Kyle Beaudry, Vice President (Operations), and Sarah Letersky, Vice President (University Affairs), issued the following statement: “Today, we accepted the resignation of Read Leask, Academic Affairs Commissioner, effective immediately because of personal reasons. “Since May, Read has served as Academic Affairs Commissioner with distinction. Read [...]

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Statement on the review of student non-academic discipline system at Queen’s

September 18, 2015 KINGSTON, ON – Today, Kanivanan Chinniah, Kyle Beaudry, and Sarah Letersky, the AMS Executive, issued the following statement in response to the University’s release of the Lewis Report and subsequent review of the student non-academic discipline systems: “Over the past century, the AMS non-academic discipline system has served the Queen’s community well. [...]

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Human Resources Officer Hired

September 16, 2015 KINGSTON, ON – Hiring for the AMS Human Resources Officer has concluded. After reviewing five applications, the AMS Executive (Kanivanan Chinniah, Kyle Beaudry, and Sarah Letersky) are happy to welcome Mackenzie Jackson, ArtSci ’17, to the position of HR Officer for the remainder of the 2015-2016 academic year.   QUICK FACTS • [...]

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Appointment of Vice President (University Affairs)

August 26, 2015 KINGSTON, ON – Today, Kanivanan Chinniah, the President, and Kyle Beaudry, the Vice President (Operations), appointed Sarah Letersky, ArtSci ’16, as the Vice President (University Affairs) with immediate effect. The decision was taken in light of the pressing need to have a replacement for the vacant position of Vice President (University Affairs) [...]

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Statement from the AMS Executive

Statement from Catherine Wright  KINGSTON, ON – Today, Catherine Wright, AMS Vice President (University Affairs), issued the following statement: “The past few months, I have been facing some personal challenges which have made transitioning into the role of Vice President (University Affairs) difficult. I have reluctantly concluded that I will not be able to serve [...]

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AMS Highlights Student Priorities Affected by University-Faculty Negotiations

June 19, 2015 KINGSTON, ON – Today, the Alma Mater Society (AMS) released “Collective Perspectives: A Policy Paper on Collective Bargaining between Queen’s University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association”, a student-centric analysis of the factors affecting the new Collective Agreement between these two parties. The analysis takes a critical look at systemic problems facing [...]

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The Earth Centre joins the AMS

April 23, 2015 KINGSTON, ON – The Alma Mater Society is excited to announce that the Earth Centre will be joining the AMS as a service under the Commission of the Environment and Sustainability (CES). This is a great opportunity for both parties who work to fulfill the same mandate of improving environmental sustainability within [...]

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AMS Clubs in the Grey House

April 22, 2015 KINGSTON, ON – The Alma Mater Society is excited to announce that as of May 1, 2015 the Grey House will become exclusively AMS clubs space. This space redistribution between the AMS and the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) was approved by the Student Life Centre (SLC) Council during the [...]

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Congratulations to the 2015 ReUnion Street Festival Coordinator

March 23, 2015 KINGSTON, ON – The Alma Mater Society (AMS) is pleased to welcome Carolyn Dunk, ArtSci ’15, as the ReUnion Street Festival Coordinator 2015. This position is responsible for the overall planning of the event, including logistical and financial oversight. The ReUnion Street Festival aims to create a unique atmosphere for meaningful interaction [...]

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New AMS Information Technology Support Officer Appointed

May 15, 2014 KINGSTON, ON - The Alma Mater Society (AMS) is pleased to welcome Dave Mayo to the role of Information Technology Support Officer. This is a newly created permanent staff position for which Dave was the successful candidate after a thorough search conducted by the AMS President, the AMS IT Officer, the Executive [...]

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