AMS 2022-2023 Senior Management Team Hired!

June 20th, 2022 KINGSTON, ON - After several months of reviewing applications, conducting interviews, and careful deliberations, Eric Sikich, Tina Hu, and Callum Robertson have completed their hiring for the 2022-2023 AMS Senior Management. Team ETC is excited to announce the following decisions:    President:  Eric Sikich  Secretary of Internal Affairs:  Amir-Ali Golrokhian-Sani   Director of Communications:  Cassie Luk   Director of Marketing:  Niki Boytchuk-Hale  Director of the Student Life Centre:  Hannah Fitzpatrick  Vice President, Operations:  Tina Hu  Tricolour Outlet Head Manager –  Phallon Melmer  The Printing [...]

June 20th, 2022|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

The AMS Remembers Bruce Bingham Alexander

June 10, 2022 KINGSTON, ON - The Alma Mater Society is remembering the life and work of Bruce Bingham Alexander, former President of the AMS (1960), who passed away on June 1, 2022.  During his time at Queen’s (B.Comm. ‘60), Bruce served as Alma Mater Society President (1960) and on the Board of Trustees for over a decade from 1970 to 1982.   As an unrelenting supporter of Queen’s, Bruce advocated for several initiatives to promote advancement, diversity and outreach, and [...]

June 10th, 2022|Categories: News|

University District Safety Initiative in Effect for St. Patrick’s Day

March 14, 2022 KINGSTON, ON - The UDSI is in effect from March 10 at 12 a.m. to March 20 at 12 a.m. and during St. Patrick’s Day, Bylaw Enforcement and Kingston Police will be in the University District responding to calls and proactively patrolling for nuisance behaviour. Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) can be issued for nuisance party infractions. These fines can be issued by and paid to the City directly. Under the UDSI, a fine under the nuisance party [...]

March 14th, 2022|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Queen’s University Contributes $750K Funding to the City of Kingston

Queen's University has recently committed to an additional $750,000 in funding to the city, to be distributed in $150,000 yearly lump sums. We met with the Principal’s Office on the initial survey data that showed many students were assaulted and violated by police during this year’s homecoming following the university's $350,000 donation to the city for "Covid enforcement". We also saw a petition around the allocation of funding not going to the police, but rather towards harm reduction measures, garnering over [...]

March 2nd, 2022|Categories: News|

Update on Rector Election 2022

January 18th, 2022  From the Office of the AMS Secretariat  What is happening?   The search for a new Rector has begun, for an election that will take place in March 2022! The University Rector is the 3rd highest office at Queen’s, following the Principal and Chancellor. This position is one of the most important on campus, as its mandate to serve students at the highest level allows student voices to be heard where it matters most. The Rector brings together three facets – the Alma Mater Society, the Society of [...]

January 18th, 2022|Categories: News|

AMS EDII Commitments Report (2022)

January 16, 2022 KINGSTON, ON - The Alma Mater Society (AMS) has released a report on our equity, diversity, inclusivity, and Indigeneity commitments. Click here to access the AMS EDII Commitments Report (2022) It is imperative and essential that the Alma Mater Society (AMS) always apply a lens that considers intersectionality and the distinct interests and concerns of the QTBIPOC students we serve. As the student government representing approximately 20,000 undergraduate students at Queen’s, we have a position of leadership [...]

January 16th, 2022|Categories: News|