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Shane Borah

Shane Borah

Economics and International Affairs Double Major

Falcon, CO

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About Shane

My name is Shane, and I use he/him/his pronouns. This will be my third year at the University of Northern Colorado, and I couldn't be happier! I am a double major in both Economics and International Affairs emphasizing in public policy, international economics, and the European area. I also have three minors: Music, Political Science, and Leadership Studies. After living in a small town my entire life, I have enjoyed my past three years living in Greeley (which to me is the "big city"). I felt a calling to come to UNC when I visited campus for a scholarship celebration. This calling has turned into a deep love for the campus and the people involved with the university. I have continued to be involved on campus by working in Dining Services, New Student Orientation, Housing and Residential Education, and the Office of Admissions. I am involved in many clubs and organizations like campus ministries, American Sign Language Club, intramural sports, Community Council, the Residence Hall Association, and National Residence Hall Honorary. This involvement has created a passion for student success and higher education grow. After graduating with my bachelor's degrees, I hope to continue on to earn my master's in higher education.

3 Facts

1. A bear is my favorite animal (it's a coincidence UNC's mascot is a bear)! I am definitely happy to represent my school and favorite animal on my UNC swag!
2. I am an Eagle Scout, being a part of Boy Scouts for twelve years I am super proud of this accomplishment! It has definitely played a huge part in my love for the outdoors and (hopefully) dependable preparedness.
3. I have a Spotify playlist of songs from musicals that lasts over 16.5 hours, and those are just my favorites!

Favorite Place on Campus

The Government Publication section of Michener Library! It is a hidden gem of the library and is a great place to study, hang out, and has an amazing selection of historical documentation from the government. You can read actual court cases from 1803! How cool?!

Advice to Prospective Students

Don't forget to ask for help! There are plenty of people that are willing to support you through any struggles that you are facing, so just reach out a hand when you need it!

What actor do you think would play you in the movie Tour Wars Episode VI: Revenge of the Bears

Chris Pratt