Category: Ambassador Spotlights

April 25, 2022

Living in Detroit: Community at the College for Creative Studies

Before coming to Detroit for college, community wasn’t a very big priority of mine. I was never very involved in the culture of home or the events around me. Since being here, that could not be more different. The community at College for Creative Studies (CCS) is so strong that it’s hard not to be […]

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March 21, 2022

How Building Your Network at a Younger Age Can Help Prepare You for the Future

Are you a current college student or recent graduate looking to branch out into the working world as soon as possible and do not know where to start? Well, you have come to the right place.   As you grow older and move from a high school student to a college student to a young […]

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March 17, 2022

I Attended High School in Midtown Detroit: How the Area Has Developed Since Then

Detroit is a burgeoning city, that’s for sure. One thing I appreciate about growing up here and attending the Detroit School of Arts (DSA) in Midtown is the sense of “city” I felt from being right in the middle of everything. I witnessed the city blossoming, particularly how it blossomed into a place that supplies […]

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March 16, 2022

Meet the Three New Spring 2022 Let’s Detroit Campus Ambassadors

Let’s Detroit is excited to welcome three new additions to the Spring 2022 cohort of Campus Ambassadors who will help connect more regional college students to the Let’s Detroit networking and community-building resources. Our Campus Ambassadors are talented young people who are passionate about making an impact in our region!   These college students join the existing eight ambassadors remotely […]

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February 22, 2022

Why Study Film During College? Here’s Why I Did It

Why did I choose my major?  Well, simply put, I am fascinated with films.   On a longer note, there are many things that piqued my interest in film. One is my early upbringing in India where the culture puts film actors and actresses on a pedestal. There, the film industry is something that everyone can […]

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February 07, 2022

5 Reasons Why I Chose to Attend Western Michigan University to Study Theatre

Why attend Western Michigan University (WMU)?  This was the question I had to ask myself before transferring over to WMU. With many other colleges and universities in Michigan, I wanted to make sure this one was the best for me. Here are the top five reasons why I chose – and continue to appreciate – […]

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February 02, 2022

3 Tips for Transitioning to College from High School 

As my fourth year in college progresses, I reflect on who I was in my senior year of high school. I was courageous, curious, and creative. I was filled with ambition, which led me to be who I am now. But there’s so much I wish I could’ve told myself, so now, I want to […]

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January 26, 2022

Looking for a New Go-To Food Spot in the Detroit Region? Check This List Out

Jocelyn Szymanski, one of the Spring 2022 Let’s Detroit Campus Ambassadors, loves to find new places to try in Southeast Michigan, whether it’s to study, enjoy a tasty brunch, or hang out with friends. She recently shared 12 of her favorite food places with Let’s Detroit. Check out a snippet below and find your new […]

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January 25, 2022

Meet the Spring 2022 Let’s Detroit Campus Ambassadors

Let’s Detroit is excited to welcome our new cohort of Campus Ambassadors who will help connect more regional college students to the Let’s Detroit networking and community-building resources. Our Campus Ambassadors are talented young people who are passionate about making an impact in our region!   Eight current college students representing six regional institutions will work remotely to engage their […]

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January 21, 2022

New Home, New Me: How I Survived a Nationwide Move to Michigan

In 2018, I was in a year of transition. I would be graduating college, moving out of my student apartment, starting a career, and moving from Texas to Michigan. While I never planned on moving away, especially as far as I did, when my boyfriend accepted a job offer in Michigan, I knew my life […]

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