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Undergraduate Trustee Resigns

January 13th, 2020 Kingston, ON- Tyler MacIntyre, the Undergraduate Trustee has resigned for the remainder of his 2-year term beginning June 1st, 2020 due to the completion of his undergraduate degree. He offered the following statement: “Serving as trustee has been far and away the most enjoyable, educational, and meaningful experience of my time at [...]

By | January 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMS Mourns Queen’s Student Lost in Plane Crash

January 9th 2020   Kingston, ON- The AMS mourns the loss of Amir Moradi, a Queen's Undergraduate student, who was on board Ukraine International Flight PS752.   Although words do little to capture the pain of any loss, our thoughts and deepest condolences go out to the friends, family, and all our peers at Queen’s who have [...]

By | January 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMS Deeply Saddened By Tragic Plane Crash

January 8th, 2020 KINGSTON,ON- The AMS is deeply saddened to hear about the recent plane crash and would like to extend our support and hearts to all those who have been impacted. Our sincerest condolences to our peers, friends, and colleagues, particularly in the Canadian-Iranian community, who may have lost loved ones in this terrible [...]

By | January 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Director of Communications hired

December 9th, 2019  KINGSTON, ON – Following the vacancy of the Director of Communications position, the AMS Executive has completed the hiring process to fill the position. The Executive is pleased to announce the new Director of Communications – Ananya Chakraborty (4th Year Life Sciences).  "Despite many strong candidates competing for this position, the hiring [...]

By | December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMS Director of Communications Resigns

Effective October 23rd, 2019 at 5pm AMS Director of Communications Brendan Robson has resigned from his position.  He offered the following statement. "My decision to resign is not one I came to easily.  I've very much enjoyed my time at the AMS, but I can unfortunately no longer continue in my position.  I wish the [...]

By | October 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMS Statement on Racist Incident in Residence

Yesterday, the Alma Mater Society was made aware of a note attached to the door of a residence common room.  The note contained deplorable, racist, and homophobic language which targeted both Indigenous and Queer members of the Queen’s community. We would like to unequivocally denounce the sentiments and ideas expressed in that note.  Queen’s University [...]

By | October 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMS Services Work with Students for Students to Provide OSAP Relief

For the month of October, the Alma Mater Society (AMS) and Students for Students (SFS) will be working on several initiatives across the AMS in order to raise money for the SFS OSAP Bursary. The service managers and staff of the AMS have been collaborating closely over the past few months in order to put [...]

By | October 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Students Unite For Climate Demonstration

Today from noon until 2PM the students, faculty, and staff of Queen’s University will have the opportunity to take part in the climate strike that has been organised by Queen’s Backing Action in Climate Change (QBACC) and Divest Queen’s at the intersection of University and Union. We at the AMS would like to thank everyone [...]

By | September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interviewing Tips for Fall Hiring 2019

Interview Tips Before the interview - Do your research! Use myams.org to find out more about the service, office, or commission you are applying to and take time to read through the job description again. You can also refer to the AMS Hiring and Appointment Policy and Procedures Manual for more clarification on the interview [...]

By | September 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The AMS has Divested From the Fossil Fuel Industry

The Alma Mater Society of Queen’s University (AMS) has divested itself of all holdings in companies that produce, transport, and dispense fossil fuels. “This past March, the City of Kingston became the first municipality in Ontario to declare a climate emergency,” AMS President Auston Pierce said. “As members of this community and of the generation who will [...]

By | September 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments