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New leaders take the reins of Undergraduate Student Government


André Moxie and Kellan Fenegan, new CUSG leaders, in March 2024
Kellan Fenegan, right, and André Moxie have been elected new president and vice president of Clemson Undergraduate Student Government.
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A leadership transition for Clemson Undergraduate Student Government (CUSG) is under way.

Kellan Fenegan begins the acclimation process as the new CUSG president. She is joined by Vice President André Moxie. They assume the reins from Ashley McCollum and Clark Reboul.

“The opportunity to serve as president has shown me that Clemson empowers every ounce of the student body to take the initiative to become leaders in a world where leadership is crucial,” says Fenegan, a political science and communication double major from Lexington, South Carolina. “I’m excited to be able to connect to various student organizations across campus to amplify the needs of students by working together for common goals.”

Fenegan was a member of McCollum’s Cabinet this past year as the director of governmental affairs. She serves as the 68th director of Tigerama, is a Dixon Global Policy Scholar through the Honors College and a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She is a Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholar and is involved in multiple honor societies, while serving as a student assistant in the Office of the President.

Fenegan grew up in the shadows of the University of South Carolina, but that didn’t dissuade her from choosing Clemson as her college destination. She was drawn to Clemson’s campus after visiting during the First Friday Parade as a high school junior.

“There was something so electric and captivating about the school and its students, and I just knew I had to be a part of it,” she says. “Choosing Clemson has been the greatest decision of my life, and I haven’t regretted it for a second.”

Fenegan with Alex Sauer, new President of the Undergraduate Student Senate.

Alex Sauer has assumed a new role as undergraduate senate president. He fills the void left first by Caroline Avinger, whose term was completed by Caroline O’Neal this spring. Sauer is a finance and management double major from Johnstown, Colorado.

Sauer is in the midst of his fourth term as a senator, having served in multiple leadership roles during his time at Clemson. He’s looking forward to serving as president.

“I try to live by the motto ‘Do the most good’ and I view my time as Senate President as an incredible opportunity to do the most good for as many Clemson students and community members as possible,” he says. “Senate is a great platform for students to able to communicate with administrators and advocate for the betterment of the undergraduate population, so to be able to serve as the head of an organization that is able to make such a positive impact is such an honor and blessing.”

Like Fenegan, Sauer is a Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholar. He is a member of the Honors College, Student Funding Board, Finance Student Advisory Board and intern with Clemson’s Center for Philanthropy.

Unlike his classmates, Moxie is new to student government. He is a member of many organizations on campus, including Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., IPTAY Student Advisory Board, Student Alumni Council, Black Student Union and the Clemson University Guide Association.

While new to CUSG, Moxie is more than ready to step into a leadership role.

“This role allows me to serve Clemson in the greatest capacity,” says Moxie, a parks, recreation and tourism management major from Atlanta. “My expectations have been blown out of the water, year after year. This place finds a way to get better with each passing step, and I am so honored to be a part of something so amazing. I look forward to collaborating with other strong leaders who dream of continuing to make Clemson better every day.”