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The campus lockdown has been lifted.

(1:49 p.m.) There has been a report of two males with weapons near the Student Union. Lockdown immediately until further notice.

Update (2:15 p.m.): Three males, all wearing black, were last seen walking north near Dean St.

Update (2:31 p.m.): University Police, as well as other law enforcement from the area, are clearing campus buildings in the affected area. Please remain indoors until an all clear has been given.

Update (2:42 p.m.): The campus lockdown has been lifted.  A-State will resume normal operations.

Police are continuing to investigate the earlier report and are reviewing campus security footage.

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870-972-3820

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870-972-2093

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What is Blackboard Learn?

Blackboard Learn is a course management application designed to enhance teaching and learning. The Blackboard course management e-learning system enables instructors to build and customize course offerings. In addition, students enrolled with Blackboard become engaged in an interactive learning environment.

Accessing Blackboard Learn
Online Training
  • All faculty have been enrolled in an online Blackboard class, “Blackboard Learn Orientation for Faculty.”
In Class Training
  • Blackboard Learn Orientations are presented often during the first weeks of the Fall term to provide faculty who are new to Blackboard the basics of using the application.

  • Check the Scheduler often to enroll or look for various class offerings. Review the Daily Digest for new and upcoming sessions.

All new faculty are automatically set up with a Blackboard Learn account when they get an Astate email account. If you cannot access Blackboard Learn, contact the ITS Help Desk at (870) 972-3933.

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