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David Trone was just elected to serve another term on the Furman Board of Trustees.

Since graduating from Furman in 1977, David Trone has been on a mission. First, that mission took the form of entrepreneurship, then philanthropy, and, most recently, politics. Trone, who is a member of Furman’s Board of Trustees, is co-owner of Total Wine & More, which has 172 stores in 22 states. In an interview with Forbes magazine, Trone talks about entrepreneurial spirit, embracing change and getting comfortable with failure.

Furman recently honored Trone with the Carl F. Kohrt Distinguished Alumni Award. The Trone Student Center at Furman is named for him and his wife, June, in honor of their naming gift.

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Southeast Center for Photography

Seven students selected to show work at Southeast Center for Photography

The seven are students of Art Professor Terri Bright. Representing a diverse range of majors, they will show work April 5-27 at the center.

Maddie De Pree '20

Maddie De Pree ’20 will talk about her summer in England at Furman Engaged!

The English major did a deep dive into "Othello" at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.

Furman math professors Kevin Hutson, John Harris '91 and Liz Bouzarth

Math professors unveil latest model designed to predict NCAA tourney upsets

The professors also give Furman a four-point edge in its first-round NIT game against Wichita State at Timmons Arena Wednesday night.

Gravely to discuss new book about lynching of Willie Earle March 26 at 7 p.m.

His lecture, “Unwanted Attention: How Greenville Handled the Willie Earle Lynching Case,” is free and open to the public.