Andreas Edwards joins SGTC as Technical Support Specialist

May 10, 2022
Andreas M. Edwards
Andreas M. Edwards

   Andreas Edwards of Americus has been hired as a full-time technical support specialist for South Georgia Technical College (SGTC), president Dr. John Watford announced recently.  Edwards will report to information technology director Dianne Trueblood.

Edwards was an Honor Graduate from Americus Sumter County High School – South Campus in May 2012.  He was a member of the Technology Student Association, Math Team, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band and Yearbook staff. 

 He earned an associate of applied science degree in Networking Specialist from South Georgia Technical College in May 2020 as well as an associate of applied science degree in Computer Support Specialist in 2019.  He is certified as a Network Technician, PC Repair and Network Technician, and Comp TIA A+ certified.  He also was a Phi Beta Lambda officer, a member of the Student Government Association and GOAL nominee at South Georgia Technical College.

   He attended Georgia Southwestern State University as an Information Technology major.  He was a member of the African American Male Institution and the Student African American Brotherhood. He worked at GSW as an intramural gym supervisor in the Campus Life department and as a camera crew/broadcast director for the GSW Athletic Department.

    Edwards has been employed as an Information Systems Worker in the SGTC IT Department since October 2018.  He helps students that need assistance with setting up their passwords for Bannerweb and Blackboard, while using the SysAid ticketing systems.  He also assisted with setting up computers, hardware maintenance on services and other duties as needed.

   Edwards duties in his new full-time position will include serving as lead technician and providing services to technology users, installing Microsoft operating systems and applications software, maintaining and repairing computer networks and all other IT related duties.