The State Hornet

Gonzalez explains retirement

Jonathan Ayestas

September 10, 2014

At the end of his yearly convocation address, what was thought to be a routine speech resulted in the announcement of Sacramento State’s President Alexander Gonzalez’s retirement. After mentioning hiring 49 new faculty members this year, the record 3,700 incoming freshmen class and the ove...

CFA demands fair contract at convocation

Natasha Dodson

September 10, 2014

The California State University faculty picketed during President Gonzalez's Fall 2014 Convocation to raise concerns about a fair contract.With unresolved issues pending salary and workload, a negotiation failed to be reached by the expired contract date and was extended until Sept. 19 where the Cali...

Strahan retires, leaves Sac State with 823 career wins

State Hornet Staff

June 21, 2013

After 30 years of coaching, Sacramento State softball head coach Kathy Strahan has announced her retirement.Since 1993, she has led the Hornets to 576 victories, including a Pacific Coast Softball Championship in 2008 and three NCAA Regional appearances in 1993, 1995 and 2008.Strahan made the decision las...

After 38 years, Sac State staffer retires

Patricia Holmes received a standing ovation for her contribution to the social work department.

Kaitlin Bruce

September 12, 2012

Patricia Holmes, dedicated staff member with more than 38 years of service in the department of social work, has retired from her position this week at Sacramento State. Holmes was honored by the Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution and the Black Staff and Faculty Association with a retirement...