Executive Statement on Corporate Service Directors

December 8, 2017    KINGSTON, ON – Today, the AMS Executive issued the following statement:  “This afternoon, the AMS parted ways with Monica Przyborowski, our former Director of Retail Services. We wish Monica the best in her future endeavours at Queen’s and beyond, and we ask that everyone respect her privacy.  "We recognize that it's difficult to balance the pressures of school [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

2017 Fall Referendum Results

November 1, 2017 Kingston ON – Below are the results of the 2017 AMS Fall Referendum. Voter turnout was 26.5%. Establishing Fees: Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.35 fee, subject to individual opt out, to support the Queen’s Space Conference? Yes - 69.0% (2876) No - 31.0% (1291) Triennial Review (Opt-out): Do you [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Appointment of Vice-President (Operations)

August 28, 2017   KINGSTON, ON – Today, Chelsea Hollidge (Film and Political Studies '17) was appointed AMS Vice-President (Operations) by AMS President Jennifer Li and AMS Vice-President (University Affairs) Palmer Lockridge. This appointment was made in accordance with AMS Constitution Part 2, Section 2, Subsection 4 and will be brought to AMS Assembly for ratification on September 21, 2017.  The Executive has consulted Assembly, the Executive [...]

By | August 28th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Executive Statement on Bikes and Boards

August 25, 2017  KINGSTON, ON – Today, AMS President Jennifer Li made the following statement on behalf of the AMS Executive:  "Over the last few days, we have heard and considered the concerns expressed to us by students and alumni over the transition of Bikes and Boards from an AMS corporate service to a student-led club. We wish to take a moment and respond to some of the comments and better explain the [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Bikes and Boards to become an AMS Club

August 22, 2017  KINGSTON, ON – Today, the AMS Executive announced that, effective immediately, Bikes and Boards will transition into a club and will no longer be an AMS-administered corporate service. This decision was made by a resolution of the AMS Board of Directors after the completion of a series of review processes.   The Board determined that the service as presently constituted will not be financially viable [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Statement from the AMS Executive

August 18, 2017  KINGSTON, ON – On Wednesday, August 16, the AMS accepted the resignation of Brian MacKay as Vice-President (Operations). Brian was elected along with Jennifer Li and Palmer Lockridge as AMS Executive on January 31, 2017. Brian MacKay issued the following statement:   "I have made the decision to step down as Vice-President (Operations) for personal reasons. This has been [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Director of Clubs and Talent Acquisition Manager Hired

August 16, 2017  KINGSTON, ON – The AMS Executive has completed the hiring process for two vacant positions and is pleased to announce the following decisions:  Director of Clubs — Marnie Myszko, Religious Studies '17  Talent Acquisition Manager — Danielle Karas, Commerce '18  "On behalf of the Executive and the entire AMS, we are thrilled to welcome Marnie and Danielle to the team. We had an exceptional [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

AMS Assembly Speaker Resigns

April 5, 2017 KINGSTON ON – Today, Jennifer Li, President – elect, Brian Mackay, Vice President (Operations) – elect and Palmer Lockridge, Vice President (University Affairs) – elect, issued the following statement: “Today Alexander Prescott, the Incoming AMS Assembly Speaker, tendered his resignation to the AMS Secretary. The resignation takes effect immediately.” Please direct all [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Joint Statement From the AMS Executive and the Executive-elect on the Election of the AMS Assembly Speaker

April 3rd, 2017  KINGSTON, ON – Today, the current Executive Team LWT and incoming Executive Team JBP issued the following joint statement: Sunday evening the incoming AMS Assembly elected Alexander Prescott as Assembly Speaker for 2017-18. We have heard concerns from the student body about the election, and we want to address them. In 2012-13, Prescott was [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

2016-2017 Teaching Awards Announced

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 [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments