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Charlie’s Terrace to Officially Open Sept. 12

The public is invited to the opening of an outdoor classroom and gathering space for University of Maine Honors College students, faculty and staff in remembrance of former Honors Dean Charlie Slavin, who passed away in July 2012.

The grand opening of Charlie’s Terrace will take place rain or shine 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 next to Colvin Hall on the University of Maine campus.

The terrace, located in between Colvin and Estabrook halls, celebrates the vision and contributions of Slavin to the Honors College and UMaine. The space also includes personalized engraved bricks in memoriam of Slavin.

UMaine President Paul Ferguson, Honors Dean Francois Amar, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Jeffrey Hecker, mathematics professor Bob Franzosa and Slavin family members are expected to speak during the ceremony.

For more information or to request disability accommodations, call 207.581.3263 or email

To support Charlie’s Terrace, gifts can be made and bricks can be personalized through the University of Maine Foundation’s website or by calling 800.982.8503.

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