Symphonic Band To Host Spring Concert 2017

The University of Rio Grande Symphonic Band will present its annual spring concert Thursday, April 13 at 7 p.m. in John W Berry Performing Arts Theater under the direction of Mr. Gary Stewart, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Music. The...

Campus Hosts Annual Science Day 2017

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College and the Gallia-Vinton Educational Service Center (ESC) hosted the annual District 14 Science Day, known as Southern Ohio Science Day, on the university’s main campus. This year was Rio’s...

Rio Woodworking Program to Host Society of Period Furniture Makers

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Fine Woodworking Technology Program will host the spring meeting of the Ohio River Valley Chapter of the Society of Period Furniture Makers (SAPFM) April 1-2 on campus. The meeting allows SAPFM members from...

Art Professors to Host Welsh Studies Exhibit

The University of Rio Grande Madog Center for Welsh Studies will host a presentation by 2016-2017 Madog Faculty Fellows and professors of art, Benjy Davies and Kevin Lyles in the Esther Allen Greer Museum, Thursday, March 30 at 4 p.m. A reception following the...

Rio in Talks to Potentially Acquire Bob Evans Farm

by Dean Wright, Gallipolis Daily Tribune GALLIPOLIS — With the fate of the Bob Evans Farm in question after Bob Evans Farms, Inc., announced in January it would be splitting its restaurant and frozen foods divisions, Rio Grande Community College and University of Rio...

Rio International Office Attends Advocacy Day Conference

Rio Grande, Ohio – Students from the University of Rio Grande’s International Office traveled to Washington, D.C. to take part in Advocacy Day, an event hosted by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. The two-day conference allows representatives from...

Music Appreciation Course Receives National Quality Certification

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College strive to create quality learning environments for students. To expand this mission, one professor has taken quality a step further in the online classroom. Dr. Sarin Williams’s online...

Markay Spotlighting Rio Artists

by Pete Wilson, Jackson Telegram The highly creative artwork of student artists from the University of Rio Grande are now on display in the annual “New Directions in Art” exhibit at the Markay Cultural Arts Center in downtown Jackson. The exhibit, which...

Josh Goodall-Spring 2017 Spotlight on Alumni Success

Joshua Goodall graduated in 2016 from the University of Rio Grande with a Bachelor’s Degree in History. He attended Jackson High School. What made you choose Rio?  My dad had studied history and education at Rio and is one of the most historically knowledgeable people...

Students Present Projects at Ohio Natural History Conference

Rio Grande, Ohio – Students from the University of Rio Grande’s School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences attended the annual Ohio Natural History Conference sponsored by the Ohio Biological Survey. Two of the students presented posters detailing their research in...