Apollon Bouzerdan, CDT:  An Educator Who Inspires

Carrie-Ann Cokely, General Manager at Concord Dental Laboratory states the one person who has made the biggest impact in her career is Apollon Bouzerdan, CDT, Director of the Dental Laboratory Technology Program at Middlesex Community College in Lowell, MA.{%22issue_id%22:580299,%22page%22:100}

Congratulations to our first graduating class: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

There was a standing ovation and some tears of joy this week as seven immigrant women became the first graduating class of IINE’s newest Skills Training Course. The  Creating New Avenues for Success (“CNA for Success “) program is a specialized workforce development course designed for immigrants seeking careers in the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) field. A new collaboration between IINE-Lowell, Middlesex Community College, Abisi Adult Education, and eldercare services provider D’Youville Life & Wellness Community, this week’s graduation marked the successful completion of the inaugural term.

Enrollment begins next week for a new group of students who will start their CNA classes in June. More information can be found online at:

New for Fall 2018: Dental Laboratory Technology
Certificate Program

This new 28-credit certificate program offers a curriculum composed of didactic and laboratory experience. Courses include content in dental materials, oral anatomy, occlusion, infectious diseases, and history and ethics in dental lab tech. The extensive laboratory component covers all phases of dental technology.  For more information contact Apollon Bouzerdan, DLT Program Coordinator at


Middlesex Community College receives Massachusetts Skills Capital Grant to renovate and upgrade its Dental Hygiene Clinic and Dental Assisting Lab

Middlesex Community College has received a $499,254 Massachusetts Skills Capital Grant to renovate and upgrade its dental hygiene clinic and dental assisting lab.   The grant will help support 24 new operatories in the Dental Hygiene Clinic, and 5 new operatories in the Dental Assisting Lab. 

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New for Fall 2017:  Healthcare Administration Associate Degree Program

Developed through a collaboration between MCC’s Nursing & Allied Health Division and the Business, Education & Public Service Division, this associate in science degree program is designed to meet the needs of those currently working within a medical practice or healthcare facility who desire career-ladder advancement into management.

The Healthcare Administration Program offers a comprehensive curriculum in healthcare finance, sound managerial practices and procedures, and operations of the healthcare industry.  Graduates of this program are prepared to be employed on the business side of healthcare facilities, such as hospitals, health-insurance companies, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, and community-based clinics.  Students who complete the program can also continue their education by pursuing a bachelor of science in healthcare administration or other similar B.S. degree programs.

For more information about MCC’s Healthcare Administrationdegree program, contact: Angel Pepin, Director, Academy of Health Professions, at; or James Dottin, Professor of Business Administration, at




Last Modified: 9/18/19