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consultant , Communications educator

Nancy Marie Somerick, American communications educator, consultant. Recipient Merit award, Cleveland State University Department Communication, 1976, award, American Scholastic Press Association, 1983.


Somerick, Nancy Marie was born on September 16, 1945 in Barberton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Anthony Lawrence and Margaret Marie (Patrick) Somerick.


Bachelor of Science cum laude, Ohio University, 1967. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio University, 1974.


Commission director Kent State University Stark Campus, Canton, Ohio, 1973—1974. Assistant professor Cleveland State University, 1974—1977. Officer, public relations manager BancOhio & Akron National Bank, Akron, 1977—1978.

Assistant professor University Akron, 1978—1983, associate professor communication, since 1983. Consultant Wadsworth Public Company, Belmont, California, 1981, 1984, West Public Company, Minneapolis, 1982.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Case Studies in Public Relations: the Profession and the Practice, 1983. Contributor articles and book reviews to professional journals. Member editorial board College Press Review, 1980.


Public relations consultant to community organizations, Summit County, Ohio, 1978—1984. Founder, adviser Public Relations Student Society of America, University Akron, 1978—1986. Member Board of Visitors, Summit County, 1980—1983.

Judge contest for High School students Ohio Press Women's Association, 1981. Member of Association Education in Journalism, Women in Commission, International Communication Association, International Association Business Communicators, Public Relations Society America, Akron Advertising Club, Akron Press Club, Sigma Delta Chi.


Anthony Lawrence Somerick

Margaret Marie (Patrick) Somerick