Honoring Mark Rosenker’s Legacy
The Department of Communication joins with the University of Maryland community in mourning the loss of Maj. Gen. Mark Rosenker—an alum and graduate of our department. Maj. Gen. Rosenker has given back to his alma mater in meaningful ways since he graduated in 1969. We were most pleased to rename a department center after Mark and Heather Rosenker to honor their careers in public service. The Mark and Heather Rosenker Center for Political Communication & Civic Leadership commemorates the Rosenker legacy that exemplifies our departmental mission of Communication for the Public Good. We will long remember and miss Mark’s sage advice, insatiable energy, and contagious smile.
Listening to diverse voices…
Speaking the language of democracy
The Mark and Heather Rosenker Center for Political Communication and Civic Leadership unites research, education, and public engagement to foster democratic communication by a diverse people.
As part of the Department of Communication, a unit of the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, The Rosenker Center is committed to the advancement of a diverse and productive democracy through the study of human communication.
The Rosenker Center sponsors programs designed to explore the nexus between communication behavior and political life, and is a resource for the political community, offering expertise, analysis, and commentary about political communication.