Academic Success is here to help!

Mission Statement

SGSC has established Academic Success on each campus to provide services in the form of peer tutoring, supplemental materials, and programs that address all aspects of learning to support students' matriculation, continued enrollment, personal and professional development, and career preparation.

We now offer Peer Tutoring online! Book your Appointment today!


Pick the option that works best for you:

  • Want to meet with one of our peer tutors? Schedule an Appointment
    • Appointments are limited to 30 minutes sessions.
  • Call us to schedule a tutoring session via phone.
    • Andrew Williams: 912-260-4349
    • Kim Sutliff: 912-260-4290
    • Sarah Braswell: 912-449-7501
  • Email us to make arrangements that work best for you.

Douglas Campus

Academic Success Center

  • For all students and subjects
  • Location: Engram Hall, Room 211
  • Hours: Monday - Thursday  8:00am - 6:00pm, Friday  8:00am - 12:00 noon

STEM Center

  • For STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) students and subjects
  • Location: Stubbs Hall, Room 125
  • Hours: Monday - Thursday  8:00am - 6:00pm, Friday  8:00am - 12:00 noon

Spring 2022 Tutoring Schedule: Now Hiring!

Waycross Campus

Academic Success Center

  • For all students and subjects
  • Location: Dye Building, Suite 150-156
  • Hours: Monday - Thursday  8:00am - 6:00pm, Friday  8:00am - 12:00 noon

STEM Center

  • For STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) students and subjects
  • Location: Dye Building, Room 141
  • Hours: Monday - Thursday  8:00am - 6:00pm, Friday  8:00am - 12:00 noon

Spring 2022 Tutoring Schedule: Now Hiring!


  • is an online tutoring service offered to students free of charge. This service is available online 24/7. is accessible through your GeorgiaView account. Learn more about!

If tutoring is needed outside these hours, we offer appointments to accommodate our students.  Please contact a Center Coordinator for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Note: Students visiting the Centers must sign in and out every time they receive tutoring or utilize the center’s resources. Please ask the tutor or available staff member if assistance is needed with signing in or out.

Director of Academic Success

 Brandi Elliott, dedicated leader of the Academic Success Team. Since 2006, she has worked in higher education, holding various learning assistance positions including reading tutor, Writing Specialist, and Assistant to the Director. A native Floridian, Brandi earned her BA in English, with a concentration in Creative Writing from Florida State University and an MS in Education Law from Nova Southeastern University. She enjoys helping students become independent learners, both inside and outside the classroom. 

Favorite Subjects: American Literature, Constitutional Law, Leadership, and Contemporary Poetry.

Favorite Quote: "Don't judge each day by the harvest that you reap but by the seeds that you plant."  -- Robert Louis Stevenson




Academic Success Coordinator: Douglas Campus

 Alexandra Cardiel graduated from SGSC with a BS in Biological Sciences and an AS in Foreign Language. She was part of many organizations as a student, and now she serves as an advisor for two student organizations- Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and the Academic Success Organization.  Her career in Academic Success began as a peer tutor in 2014. Since then, she has received two promotions, first Academic Success Specialist then Academic Success Coordinator. Now she coordinates non-STEM tutoring and SGSC's Proctoring Services. 

Favorite Subjects: Genetics and Macroeconomics.

Favorite Quote: "The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." --Albert Einstein




STEM Center Coordinator: Douglas Campus

 Andrew Williams began his career as a student at SGSC, formerly South Georgia College. During his attendance, he became a member of the Environmental Awareness Club which steered his interest to the science fields. After earning an AA in Early Childhood Education, he transferred to Valdosta State University completing a BS in Biology with honors. He then returned to SGSC to work as the Biology Lab Instructor and finally STEM Center Coordinator. He now coordinates STEM tutoring and aids in the development of STEM activities.

Favorite Subjects: Entomology, Wildlife Diseases, and Neuroscience.

Favorite Quote: "Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift from God that's why we call it the present." --Bill Keane




Professional Advisor: Douglas Campus

 Dr. Oksana Anderson has worked in the field of Education for over 18 years. She has taught in many countries including Russia, India, China, Germany and the USA, and her experiences range from elementary to higher education. She has served as Elementary and Primary School Coordinator,  Secondary School Teacher and Academic Advisor for SGSC.  She holds a BA, an MA, and a PhD in Teaching English and Literature. She loves working with students and helping them succeed academically in any path they choose.

Favorite Subjects: English, Literature, and Education.

Favorite Quote: "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." --Benjamin Franklin




STEM Center Coordinator: Waycross Campus

 Sarah Braswell first started as a dual enrollment student at South Georgia College, now SGSC. While attending South Georgia, she worked as a peer tutor for the Academic Success department until she graduated in 2007 with an AS in Biology. After South Georgia, Sarah went on to attend Middle Georgia State University where she earned a BS in Biology. In 2011, she returned to South Georgia to work as Head Tutor and instructor of the SGSC 1000 course.  Sarah later went on to pursue an MS in Biology with a concentration in Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics at Georgia Southern University. After GSU, she taught in China for a year, and then she returned to SGSC to serve as STEM Center Coordinator and Academic Success Supervisor for the Waycross campus. 

Favorite Subject: Molecular Biology

Favorite Quote: "Know is power," and "With great power comes great responsibility." --Sir Francis Bacon and Spiderman




Academic Integrity Form: Used for reporting academic dishonesty.

Proctor Request: (On Campus Student Request) Used to book a testing seat for students on or visiting our campus.

Proctor Request: (Off Campus Student Request) Used to acquire testing information for students testing off campus.