Chinyere "Will" Udoh is representing the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences as a Student Government Association (SGA) senator for the 2013-2014 academic year at NYIT-Old Westbury. He serves as captain of the NYIT men's basketball team.
Why study at NYIT?
Because of the NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences' ABET accreditation.
To achieve a better environment both in and out of the classroom to keep the student body happy.
Activities and organizations
President of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. I'm also a member of IEEE, Golden Key International Honour Society, and Phi Eta Sigma.
A March 2013 trip to the NSBE National Convention in Indianapolis. I connected with many engineering companies and as a result I've been offered an internship with Northrop Grumman.
To become an NBA player. I would love to play for the New York Knicks.
I speak two languagesEnglish and Igbo. Not many people know that I'm Nigerian.
Mentors Clyde Doughty, Jr., NYIT director of athletics and recreation, and Chris Lawson, who has been my coach for several years.
It comes from everyone I interact with, including my friends, family, and loved ones. I don't live for myself but for the people around me.
Favorite public leader
I admire President Obama and his skills in public speaking. He articulates his words very well.
Playing basketball, cooking, building robots, weapon design, hanging out with close friends, listening to good music, and of course, eating great food!
Men's Basketball Profile
AS A SOPHMORE IN 2012-2013: Appeared in 28 games and started in six…finished first on the team with 20 blocks…had five assists and six steals…had a season-high three steals vs. Roberts Wesleyan (Feb. 2)…twice posted a season-high eight points at American Int’l (Nov. 17) and vs. LIU Post (Jan. 1).
AS A RS FRESHMAN IN 2011-2012: Appeared in 18 games as a spark off the bench ... made two starts ... averaged 2.1 ppg and 2.1 rpg ... had 11 blocks and three steals ... shot 43.2% from the field and 55.6% from the stripe ... made his first collegiate appearance at Concordia (Nov. 16) with his first career field goal and block ... grabbed his first two career rebounds at Wilmington (Nov. 26) ... made his first career start vs. Queens (Jan. 25) ... grabbed a season-best six boards at LIU Post (Feb. 2) ... tallied a season-best eight points vs. Bridgeport (Feb. 25).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-2011: Redshirted the season ... member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... inducted into Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society ... named to the NYIT Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
AT LAUREL HS: A 2010 graduate of Laurel High School ... lettered three seasons as a forward on the basketball team ... received the team's Coaches Award as a sophomore ... named team MVP as a junior ... named to the Principal's Academic Honor Roll as a junior and senior.