The Senior Science Society exists to leverage the information within
the minds of Harford County senior scientists to benefit county youth by
working through Harford Community College (HCC), and within the educational
community, business, and government organizations to foster and promote the
scientific, rational and creative thinking processes through education,
networking, advocacy, and professional and field development.
Be a beacon for science philanthropy. Attract scientists to
expand and accelerate the appreciation of science in Harford County
Improve the message of the messenger. Augment and supplement
the learning experience through scientific advice, cooperative mentoring
and encouragement, realizing elementary schools may not always have dedicated
science teachers and that teachers at all levels could benefit from the Society's
Enable parents to become Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Mathematics (STEM) advocates. Become a respected science sounding board
that supports educational institutions. Help awareness of and attentiveness
to the benefits of science within the family, Harford County, and the greater
Secure the future. Develop funding sources to sustain the work
of the Society and fund STEM scholarships.
The Senior Science Society is a membership-based, self-supporting
entity affiliated with Harford Community
College. Regular business meetings are held during the second month of
each quarter (February, May, August, and November), usually on the Monday
following the second Tuesday of the month with refreshments beginning at
6:30 p.m. Exact time and location can be found in the posted calendar.
Board meetings are held monthly on the second Wednesday, beginning at 8:00
AM (9:00 AM during June, July, and August), on the HCC campus. Please see
the calendar for time and location.
President: Dick Schwanke
Vice President: Bob McKenzie
Secretary: Ed Schmidt
Treasurer: Fred Robbins
HCC Liaison: Dick Schwanke