Skip to main content
News

A Paladin at heart

David Trone is co-founder and co-owner of Total Wine & More.

Furman graduate David Trone ’77 received the Carl F. Kohrt Distinguished Alumni Award at the university’s Bell Tower Ball in late February.  Trone, who has served on Furman’s Board of Trustees and is co-owner of Total Wine & More, talked with Upstate Business Journal about leadership, being an entrepreneur, and how Furman prepared him to oversee a business with more than $2.5 billion in sales.

Last updated .

More in Campus & Community

Big gains and tragic setbacks

Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., came to campus Monday to talk about "Black America Since MLK."

Top colleges and grateful grads

Furman is ranked among the nation's top 100 schools in the 2107 Forbes listings of "America's Top Colleges."

Furman makes “Top 50” in Princeton Review’s “Green Colleges” guide

Furman is ranked No. 36 in the 2017 edition of "The Princeton Review's Guide to 375 Green Colleges."

Author, BYU professor Ralph Hancock opens Tocqueville series Oct. 2

Hancock presents the first of four Tocqueville lectures. His talk, "Christianity and the Political Life," takes place 5 p.m., Oct. 2 in Johns Hall 101.