Senior Science Society

Harford Community College



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.

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.

Current Officers

President: Dick Schwanke

Vice President: Bob McKenzie

Secretary: Ed Schmidt

Treasurer: Fred Robbins

HCC Liaison: Dick Schwanke


  • Be a beacon for science philanthropy. Attract scientists to expand and accelerate the appreciation of science in Harford County Youth.
  • 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 involvement.
  • 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 community.
  • Secure the future. Develop funding sources to sustain the work of the Society and fund STEM scholarships.

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[Updated: October 24, 2019 ]

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