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“No One is an Island”, 2014 Street Seat Bench

On Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 11 a.m. members of the Stamford campus community gathered to witness the unveiling of our latest donated art work…“No One is an Island”, a Stamford 2014 Summer Street Seats Bench.

UConn Stamford is honored and grateful to Ms. Diana Lenkowsky for her very generous gift. Both Ms. Lenkowsky and the artist, Ms. Jeannette Doné-Lagemann were on hand for the unveiling.

 

Left foreground: Dr. Sharon White addressing gathering prior to unveiling; 3rd in from Right: Diana Lenkowsky, Donor; far right: Jeannette Doné-Lagemann, Artist

Left foreground: Dr. Sharon White addresses gathering prior to unveiling; 3rd in from Right: Diana Lenkowsky, Donor; far right: Jeannette Doné-Lagemann, Artist

The art work is entitled “No One is an Island” and was one of the 40 originally designed and painted wooden benches that the Stamford Downtown Special Services District (DSSD) placed throughout Stamford Downtown and at the Stamford Town Center.

 

L to R: Jeannette Doné-Lagemann, Artist; Diana Lenkowsky, Donor;  Dr. Sharon White, Campus Director

L to R: Jeannette Doné-Lagemann, Artist; Diana Lenkowsky, Donor;
Dr. Sharon White, Campus Director

 

Commemorative Plaque

Commemorative Plaque

 

The celebrated bench is located on the 1st floor Concourse opposite the entrance to the campus Welcome Center. A plague placed nearby the bench commemorates the occasion.