- The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Psychology
will host the first Lee K. Hildman Colloquium Oct. 30 on the Southern
Miss campus, an event named in honor of a longtime member of the
Oakland, a renowned school psychologist at the University of Florida,
is the featured speaker for the colloquium. Dr. Oakland will present
"Your Involvement in International Psychology: Let's Start
Now - or at Least Very Soon," in the Gonzales Auditorium of
the Southern Miss Liberal Arts Building Thursday Oct. 30 from 5:15-6:15
Lee K. Hildman
passed away in February. Prior to his death, he and his wife, Dr.
Tommie Hildman, had discussed setting up a donation through the
Southern Miss Foundation earmarked specifically for use by the department
of psychology. Dr. Tommie Hildman arranged for the donation through
the foundation this past spring, and based on a suggestion made
by Dr. Charles Noblin, retired professor from the Department of
Psychology, the decision was made to fund a colloquium series in
department is very excited to have this gift earmarked for this
purpose, and we're very appreciative of Dr. Tommie Hildman for her
generosity," said Southern Miss psychology professor Dr. Dan
Tingstrom. Dr. Tommie Hildman is also a former member of the Southern
Miss School of Nursing faculty.
psychology professor Dr. Mitch Berman said Lee Hildman was a valued
member of the faculty who was well liked and respected by his colleagues.
"This (colloquium) is a wonderful tribute to his memory,"
Dr. Berman said.
the colloquium is free. Faculty, staff, students, and members of
the community are invited. Licensed psychologists can earn 1.0 hour
of continuing education units.
to his work in international psychology, Dr. Oakland also has expertise
in the area of ethics and legal issues in psychology, and on Friday,
Oct. 31, he will also conduct a workshop on ethics in psychology
titled "An Advanced Workshop on Ethical Standards Governing
the Practice of Psychology in Light of the 2002 APA Ethical Principles
of Psychologists and Code of Conduct" from 1:50 to 4 p.m. in
Room 105 of Owings-McQuagge Hall.
the workshop is free to all Southern Miss faculty, staff, and students;
there is a $20 fee for professionals from the community. Licensed
psychologists can earn 2.0 hours of Continuing Education Units.
For more information,
contact the Southern Miss Department of Psychology at (601) 266-4177.