Monthly Archives: May 2013

Graduation is in the air…

I can almost smell the relief and fear of all the college graduates in Athens all the way from Denver.  For those of you lucky enough to have gone to college, you know that the excitement of graduation is always mixed with excitement and fear of the journey ahead.  Looking back on my own experience at the University of Georgia, I wish I had taken advantage of that time dedicated solely to learning.  And now, on the precipice of adulthood, I am trying to snatch up knowledge anywhere I can get it.  Working with the Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, I came to understand that education is not accessible to everyone.  The disparity of learning is large and it seems American values have shifted from knowledge to the quest for fame.

UGA diploma frames

University of Georgia Diploma Frames

The culture of academia that college students have the pleasure of experiencing is few and far between across the country (and for that matter, the world).  A college degree, as we all know, is the minimum requirement for finding a good job today, and those that are lucky enough to have achieved such prestige should not take it for granted.  It is easy to dismiss school as arduous and painful, yet there are people across the world fighting for the chance to learn.  My point is, an education is not something to be taken for granted and you should be proud of the diploma you have received.  And what better way to immortalize and preserve your achievements, than a framed diploma?

Athens Art and Frame specializes in diploma framing, with many different styles to choose from, making it quite easy to show off your achievements.  Don’t let the diploma you worked so hard to attain get lost in a closet – take pride in your education, and let it serve as a reminder to continue learning.