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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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Director, Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Assistant Professor of Dietetics


  • EdS, Secondary Education, Mississippi University for Women
  • M. S. Home Economics, Mississippi University for Women
  • B. S Home Economics Education, Mississippi University for Women

Professional Credentials

  • EdS
  • RD
  • LD

Teaching Specialties

  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Food and Culture
  • Nutrition Assessment

Research Interests

  • Childhood Obesity
  • Development of Professional Behaviors in Dietetic Students
  • Nutrition and Health Literacy
  • Interprofessional Education


  • Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (ArAND)
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)


Ms. Towery brings to higher education over 25 years of experience in education and nutrition, coming recently from a successful private practice as a registered dietitian in northeast Arkansas.

She participates in the Diabetes Self-Management and Healthy Ager programs offered in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, teaches nutrition courses and is active in campus and community projects.

Pam Towery

Contact Information

P: (870) 680-8598
F: (870) 972-2040


Building: Eugene W. Smith Hall
Room: 408

Alternative Contact

Sharon Wilson
P: (870) 972-3496
F: (870) 972-2040