The California State University, Los Angeles community
is deeply saddened by the tragic death of Dr. Glenda L. Vittimberga, a professor of
education in the Division of Administration and Counseling, within the Charter
College of Education.
Glenda Vittimberga was considered a
rising star at the University. Â She was only 36 years old and had been promoted
to full professor two years ago.
The University has lost a young and
vibrant scholarÂ—a woman who dedicated her life to the education of others.Â Our
heartfelt condolences go out to her family, students, colleagues, neighbors, and
all those who knew her.
Counseling for those
students and colleagues who knew Dr. Vittimberga will be available through the
Division of Administration and Counseling in King Hall C1065 or contact the
Obituary: Published in the Los Angeles Times on 2/22/2004.
A funeral mass was held for Glenda Vittimberga at her local parish:Â
Monday, February 23, 2004, at 11:00 a.m.
St. Rita's Catholic Church
318 N. Baldwin Avenue, Sierra Madre, CAÂ
Organized by CSULA students, a candlelight vigil was held Tuesday, February 24, at the Free Speech Area on campus.
A scholarship has been established in Glenda Vittimberga's name
to honor her and to continue her work in the field of school psychology.
Donations may be forwarded to:
The CSLA Foundation/Vittimberga Memorial Scholarship Fund
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Admin. 809
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8500