Student Spotlight: Chandler Allred


Double Major: American Indian Studies, History

Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2023

Classification: Sophomore

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Nominated by Dr. Mary Ann Jacobs for having a GPA of 3.0 or higher within his major.

What motivates you to perform well academically?

I acknowledge my Tuscarora ancestors who did not have the same chances I have. I hope my efforts to succeed make them proud.

Who are some of your biggest influences/role models?

My biggest role model is my Grandmother. She grew up in a tough environment and suffered a hard marriage. Despite her misfortunes she always strived to be an amazing caretaker for my mother and myself.

What extracurricular activities are you involved in on or off campus?

I am currently the Intake Chair for the Alpha Chapter of Phi Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc., which is the oldest and largest Native American fraternity in the U.S. Also, I am a member of the Native American Student Organization (NASO) on campus.

What are your plans after graduation?

I plan to seek employment and attend UNC-Greensboro’s Museum Studies graduate school.

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