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AMS 2020 Winter Referendum Results

Below are the results of the 2020 Winter Referendum held among AMS members (undergraduate and MBA students at Queen’s). AMS voter turnout was 28.3%.  Do you agree to a change in CFRC's fee of $8.22 from individual opt out to mandatory collection for the next three years? This fee was originally established in 1976 and [...]

By | January 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

AMS Mourns Passing of Peer

January 29th, 2020 Kingston, ON - We are devastated to hear of the passing of one of our peers earlier this week. Bethany Qun Yi Yan was a talented cheerleader, a member of the Queen’s Varsity Cheerleading team, and a dedicated, enthusiastic teacher candidate who was passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Our [...]

By | January 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Students lead charge to have Fall Term Reading Break attached to Thanksgiving.

January 28th, 2020 Kingston, ON- In a meeting held earlier this evening, the Senate voted in favour of an amendment brought forward by AMS President Auston Pierce and Student Senate Caucus Chair David Niddam-Dent, to set the sessional dates for the 2021-2022 academic year.  The main goal of the amendment was to attach the 2021-2022 [...]

By | January 28th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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|News|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|News|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|News|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|News|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|News|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|News|0 Comments