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Pathways: Doing big things on a small budget at Randolph Community College

President Robert Shackleford is proud of Randolph Community College’s many successful programs, which include photography, advanced manufacturing, and college transfer. But funding limitations make it tough to keep up with with four-year institutions. Watch Dr. Shackleford talk about why he goes to work every day:

This video is part of the Pathways series which explores the stories of individuals on community college campuses.

Robert Kinlaw

Robert was director of multimedia for EducationNC. He is a journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker in the Triangle. Robert attended both public and private grade schools in North Carolina and graduated from the Media and Journalism school at UNC-Chapel Hill. He has produced video content for The News & Observer, ABC11-WTVD, UNC-Chapel Hill, The News Reporter and more. His short documentary Princess Warrior received an Excellence in Filmmaking award at the 2017 Carrboro Film Festival. Visit his website at