Campus Computing Director Wins Award

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College’s Department of Campus Computing and Networking works to keep Rio connected using the latest technology to provide a high quality education to students locally and globally. Because of this effort, the...

Dr. Kent Williams-Fall 2017 Spotlight on Faculty Success

How did you choose a career in English?  During my second college semester, Thomas David Duncan Williams, a teacher brilliant and exciting, moved around the classroom during his lectures, animated, snapping his fingers, talking about ideas and unimagined people...

Guest Speaker Nick Scott to Speak at Rio

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Office of Accessibility will host Nick Scott, a nationally recognized motivational speaker, at 7 p.m. in Bob Evans Farms Hall Room 118, Wednesday, November 1. Scott, a professional speaker uses his own life...

Rio Grande Coaching Legend Newt Oliver Dies

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – John Newton “Newt” Oliver, the architect behind the Rio Grande College men’s basketball teams from 1952-54 which were led by the prolific scoring efforts of Bevo Francis, passed away Sunday night at the Ohio State Medical...

Psychology Club Hosts Guest Speaker

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Brainstorm Psychology Club and Dean of Professional and Technical Studies, Dr. Donna Mitchell, will host a guest speaker Michaele Barsnack, PCC-S, ATR-BC, LICDC-CS, an educator, art therapist and mental...

Rio Brings New York Artist to Area High School

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College School of Arts and Letters is teaming up with Portsmouth High School and Artist and Education Activist Traci Molloy of Brooklyn, New York, to contribute works of art to the school district’s Human Rights...

Shane Shanton-Spring 2017 Spotlight on Student Success

What is your major and class standing (freshman, sophomore, etc.) I’m a senior, majoring in three-dimensional art (sculpture and ceramics). What are your plans after graduation?  I plan to work in art and design building trades. When will you graduate?  May 2017 Where...

Klaire Smith-Fall 2017 Spotlight on Alumni Success

Where did you grow up? Portsmouth, Ohio Where did you go to high school?  Portsmouth High School When did you graduate from Rio? Spring of 2016 What was your major? Bachelor of Fine Art (with Honors) and a minor in Graphic Design What made you choose Rio? I wanted to...