This scholarship was established In memory of Dennis Domkowski by his peers and colleagues of the Professional Communicators of Western New York (now called Brainstorm). This endowed scholarship funds students enrolled in the UB Department of Art who show exceptional potential for design.
Domkowski, an advertising executive, died in 1991 at age 40 after an illness. He was a founder and principal in the now-defunct advertising firm of Mitchell DeTine Domkowski & Partners. He was an active professional in the marketing and advertising field, and worked in various other Buffalo advertising and marketing firms. Domkowski received many honors during his lifetime, including local advertising awards and recognition from the Fancy Food Association, Simpson Paper, International Paper and Becket Paper. He was a past president of the Art Directors/Communicators of Buffalo.