Mental Health Service Empower Me Comes to Queen’s

Starting September 1, 2019, all students at Queen’s University will have access to Empower Me, a holistic mental health and wellness service that seeks to enhance the resilience of the student community by supplementing existing on-campus resources. As part of their ongoing commitment to support the mental health of students, the Alma Mater Society (AMS) has partnered with the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) and University administration to bring Empower Me to Queen’s. It has already been successfully [...]

August 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog Post, News|

City of Kingston: Students Move-Out Plan

Below is a release by the City of Kingston Students: have a move-out plan KINGSTON, ONT./ April 4, 2019 - The school year is quickly coming to an end!  The City wants to congratulate students on finishing their academic year and share tips on how to make spring or summer move-out go smoothly. If you plan on moving out this month, here are a few steps you should be sure to take: Make sure to close your Utilities Kingston account. [...]

April 4th, 2019|Categories: News|

VP Finance and Administration Donna Janiec Granted AMS Honorary Life Membership

Friday, March 29th, 2019 During AMS Assembly in Wallace Hall on March 28th AMS President, Miguel Martinez moved forward a motion to grant Donna Janiec, Vice-Principal Finance and Administration, AMS Honorary Life Membership. Martinez states, “It is with great pleasure that I announce that AMS Assembly unanimously voted to grant Donna Janiec Honorary Life Membership with the AMS as a result of her work and dedication to student life on campus. Many of the sentiments shared during Assembly were echoed [...]

March 29th, 2019|Categories: News|

Executive Summary of the Investigation Report into the AMS President

Below is the executive summary of the investigation report conducted by mediator John Curtis of Kingston, ON. It was released during AMS Assembly on March 28th, 2019. Comments by Mikela Page, Chair of the Board of Directors of the AMS and Miguel Martinez, AMS President follow the report. "In November, the Board of Directors was directed by AMS Assembly to engage an external investigator into the allegations made in the Journal. The Board brought this motion back to Assembly in [...]

March 28th, 2019|Categories: News|

2019-2020 Government and Corporate Managers Hired

Tuesday, March 26th  The Alma Mater Society has concluded head manager hiring for AMS services. The AMS is pleased to announce the following decisions: Government Brand Manager - Sarah Obonsawin (3rd year, Commerce) Marketing Research Manager - Ewan Harris (3rd year, Global Development) Talent Acquisition Manager - Olivia Stanton (2nd year, History) Chief Electoral Officer - Grace Baxter (2nd year, DEVS and Economics) Housing Resource Manager - Amanda Kivlichan (3rd year, Commerce) Judicial Affairs Manager - Emma Ilyaz (3rd year, [...]

March 26th, 2019|Categories: News|

Joint Statement on Sexual Violence Survey Summary Results

Below is a joint statement by the Division of Student Affairs, the AMS, and SGPS that has been e-mailed to all students. In addition, here is Principal Woolf's statement on student sexual violence survey: https://www.queensu.ca/gazette/stories/principal-s-statement-student-sexual-violence-survey   To all students, The Ontario government has released a summary report from the 2018 Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey. More than 160,000 post-secondary students completed this province-wide voluntary survey last spring. Echoing Principal Woolf’s statement, we want to thank all Queen’s students who took part. We [...]

March 20th, 2019|Categories: News|