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+ Campus notification: Lockdown Lifted

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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Assistant Professor of Nursing


  • DNP - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • MSN - Arkansas State University
  • Certificate in Public Health - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • BSN - Arkansas State University

Professional Credentials

  • Ph.D. - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • RN
  • APN

Teaching Specialties

  • Foundations
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain
  • Geriatrics

Research Interests

  • Orthopedics
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain


  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Gerontological Society of America
  • Northeast Arkansas Nurse Practitioner's Association


Ms. Tate is an Assistant Professor of Nursing. She worked in chronic pain and orthopedics as a clinical nurse specialist for over 3 years. Prior to that she worked primarily in public health with Arkansas Department of Health and also as an occupational health nurse.

Linda M. Tate

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3074


Building: CONHP
Room: 512