Campus Catch Up from The Queen's Journal, Oct 5 2021

NewsAMS Director of Human Resources position will remain vacant

Following the recent resignation of the Director of Human Resources (HR), the AMS executive said they will not be filling the vacancy. The AMS has hired two directors of HR since the beginning of the academic year.

  “Both positions will be administrative in nature under the supervision of our HR Officer, Ian Trew,”

      —Team RTZ

In an email sent to The Journal, RTZ wrote the AMS Board of Directors recently approved a proposal to hire two new waged positions to support the operations of the HR office. Read the full story here.

Sydney Ko, News Editor
NewsSole rector candidate dropped out Sept. 30

The rector election was set to take place on Oct. 1-2. Due to the last-minute retraction, election ballots were not sent to the student body.

“On the evening of [Sept. 30], Rector candidate Maya Morcos alerted the AMS elections team of her intention to withdraw from the election,”

   —Laura Devenny, AMS Secretariat

The Rector serves as confidential support for all Queen’s students. Some of the Rector’s duties include serving as the representative to Queen’s for matters pertaining to education on behalf of all undergraduate and graduate students and attending various ceremonial functions. Read the full story here.

Sydney Ko, News Editor

Sports: Queen’s Gaels defeat UofT Varsity Blues in game three, now 3-0

The Queen’s Gaels defeated the University of Toronto (UofT) Varsity Blues on Saturday, 35-11.

With their victory at Varsity Stadium, the Gaels improve to 3-0 on the season and remain on top of the OAU Eastern Conference standings. Read the full story here. 

—Jack Burnham, Staff Writer
Catch-up on last week's campus news: 

News: ‘Save the Evidence’ campaign hopes to restore Mohawk Institute Residential School

Launched by Woodland Cultural Centre, the ‘Save the Evidence’ campaign aims to raise awareness and support for the restoration of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School in Brantford, ON. Read the full story here. 

—Sydney Ko, News Editor
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News: Canada HomeShare provides affordable housing for students

As Kingston faces increasing rent prices year by year, Canada HomeShare seeks to “hit two birds with one stone” through its pairing program.

HomeShare is a part of the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE). The program promotes inclusive communities while providing affordable housing for students coming to Kingston for their studies. Read the full story here.

Rida Chaudry, Assistant News Editor

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    published this page in News 2021-10-05 09:08:19 -0400