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The CoLab Collaboration Center

The CoLab, Johnson County Community College's new student collaboration center


Located in the heart of JCCC's beautiful Overland Park campus, the CoLab provides many resources that help students, faculty and community partners to create collaborative, experiential learning opportunities.

The CoLab is an active learning environment offering an array of resources — imaginative co-work spaces, advanced technology, technical support, research assistance, event coordination — all focused on student success.

The CoLab facilitates collaboration on interdisciplinary projects among students, faculty and industry. Students will apply what they learn to develop strong interpersonal and communication skills critical to career success.

The CoLab encourages student and faculty connections to area businesses and community organizations, helping the college fulfill its mission to inspire learning, transform lives and strengthen communities.

The collaboration center hosted more than 1,500 projects, activities and events during the 2017-2018 academic year. Upcoming events include:

  • SIDLIT Conference
  • Peacebuilding Consortium
  • Wall of Honor Reception
  • Great Book Series
  • Overland Park Rotary After Hours Event
  • Northeast Johnson County Chamber Luncheon
  • Master Teacher Workshop Series
  • Diversity Fellowship Program
  • Girls Who Code
  • Science Microbiology Symposium
  • Fourth Light Project Q&A
  • Student Project Showcases
  • Math and Science Symposium
  • World Myth Exhibit