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 received several nominations for each award this year. Each nominee showed tremendous passion and dedication to their students. We were thrilled to be able to be able to recognize teaching excellence at Queen’s” – Leah Brockie, Commissioner of Academic Affairs

Please direct all media inquiries to Bianca Balazic, AMS Director of Communications, at or (613) 533-6000 x 75850.


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The central undergraduate student government at Queen’s University, the AMS represents over 17,000 students and is the oldest student government in Canada. The AMS provides opportunities for over 1000 student volunteers and 500 paid staff each year.


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Queen’s University sits on the traditional lands of the Haudenosaunee & Anishinaabe peoples.
L’Université Queen’s est située sur les terres traditionnelles des peuples Haudenosaunee et Anishinaabe.
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