Dana King, an alumna of Ferris State University who gained fame as a communicator in national media and fine art, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters during the Saturday, May 7 commencement ceremony for the College of Business.
Each spring, the California State University awards honorary degrees to distinguished individuals who demonstrate excellence in areas that benefit CSU campuses, the state, nation, world or humanity. This year, Cal State East Bay will confer honorary degrees to three exemplary Bay Area locals — Wayne Jordan, Dana King and Kristi...
Mission Bay is getting five new ‘street room’ sculptures, including one by former KPIX anchor Dana King
Four and a half years after SF City Hall approved the SF Giants 2.8 million square-foot Mission Rock project, an office space and retail development that will also feature 1,200 housing units (40% of them affordable), the site’s construction across from the ballpark is still underway. But we now learn of some new and inviting features coming to that development’s open spaces, as the Architects Newspaper reports that five winning designs for “street rooms” have been announced to “help activate the Mission Rock streetscape.”
A veteran teacher turned college professor is being credited with leading the Shorter University School of Education into the upper echelon of Georgia’s teacher prep programs. In her fourth year as dean, Dana King has put her mark on the Shorter School of Education that’s now ranked one of Georgia’s...
Last year, protesters toppled a monument to Francis Scott Key in Golden Gate Park. Key, who wrote The Star-Spangled Banner, also owned slaves. The city has now launched a review of its public art collection. Devin Fehely reports. (6-20-21)
Former ABC, CBS, KPIX Anchor & Sculptor Dana King's "Monumental Recokoning" To Be Unveiled Juneteenth Weekend at Golden Gate Park In San Francisco
Contact: Mayor’s Office of Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org. Video of the proposed installation is available here. San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed today announced the City of San Francisco is planning a new public art installation to honor Black lives and the history of African Americans. The installation is planned to be located in Golden Gate Park’s Music Concourse next month, in time for Juneteenth.
A Ferris alumna’s journey through journalism to finding her passion in art. At 61 years old Dana King exudes unbridled joy as she talks with passion about her third career. King, whose love for life is contagious, has an infectious smile and a head full of long grey hair that dances everywhere as she talks about her hopes, dreams and accomplishments.