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Queen's University
 

Centre for Teaching and Learning

Alma Mater Society

The Alma Mater Society of Queen’s University (AMS) is Canada’s oldest undergraduate student government. Its constitution takes precedence over all other student societies and organizations to which its members may belong. The AMS was incorporated in 1969 as a non-profit organization without share capital. Undergraduates obtain membership upon paying the mandatory student activity fee along with their tuition.

Christopher Knapper Award for Excellence in Teaching Assistance

Each year, the Alma Mater Society of Queen's University shall honour several teaching assistants who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the education of students of Queen's University which allows students to recognize outstanding teaching assistants.

The award is named in honour of Christopher Knapper, the founding Director of the Instructional Development Centre (now the Centre for Teaching and Learning). The Centre exists to support, advise and facilitate improvements and developments in teaching abilities of both professors and teaching assistants.

To learn more about the Christopher Knapper Award.

This year's recipient is:

      2012 - 2013 Leanne Roderick, Enrichment Studies

      2012 - 2013 Mark Raycroft, Security

Frank Knox Award

To learn more about this award please click here.Each year, the Alma Mater Society of Queen's University shall honour two professors who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the education of students of Queen's University through their teaching excellence. The award is the highest honour which is given to instructors of Queen's by Students.

The award is named in honour of Frank Knox, a professor of economics who taught at Queen's for forty years from the twenties to the sixties. Mr. Knox demonstrated tremendous dedication in his teaching of undergraduates, and thus this award serves as a reminder to all of the necessity for the strong commitment which professors must contribute through the high quality of their teaching to the students of Queen's.

To learn more about the Frank Knox Award.

This year's recipient is:

      2012 - 2013 Jonathan Rose, Political Studies  

      2012 - 2013 Xuelin Bai, Languages, Literatures and Culture

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