Methodist University’s Lura S. Tally Center for Leadership Development and the MU Journey will host retired Army Maj. Gen. Rodney O. Anderson Monday, Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. in Huff Concert Hall. Anderson, who retired in 2012 after 33 years of service, will speak on the topic of “Values-Based Leadership.” The event is free and open to the public.
Anderson is a native of Elloree, S.C., and his military career included combat deployments to Grenada, the Gulf War and Afghanistan. He served as deputy commander of the 18th Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, director of Army force management at the Pentagon, deputy commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, executive assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and commander of the 25th Division Artillery.
Methodist University’s Lura S. Tally Center for Leadership Development was founded in 1995 to provide leadership training for students of the University. The Tally Center focuses on helping students develop their leadership potential so they can lead lives of purpose and contribution.