Mark J. Rosica

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund

Mark J. Rosica has attended the William G. McGowan board since its inception in 1993. He serves as a trustee, and he is on the finance committee.

Mark retired as an associate professor at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at the Rochester Institute of Technology after 40 years of serving in a variety of faculty roles. Mark was also the advisor/counselor for a national NIH-funded project to help bachelor level students enter PhD research programs (Project RISE) and was a research member of the Center for Education Research Partnerships at RIT.

Mark’s numerous leadership roles at RIT included associate dean of Student and Academic Services and chair of Counseling and Academic Advising Services. He has also been the owner and president of Adolescent and Family Resources, Inc., a private practice counseling center in Rochester, as well as board member of the Norman Howard School, a school for students in grades 5–12 with special learning needs.

Mark earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology at State University of New York at Oswego and his MS in rehabilitation counseling at Syracuse University.