[Softball] RedStorm draws OCU in tourney opener

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande will square off with Ohio Christian University in the opening round of the 2018 River States Conference Softball Tournament on Friday, at 10 a.m., at Jackson...

[Baseball] Rio to face Cougars in RSC Baseball tourney

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande will face Indiana University Kokomo in the first round of the 2018 River States Conference Baseball Tournament on Thursday, at 7 p.m., at VA Memorial...

[Baseball] RedStorm sweeps Brescia, climbs over .500

Rio Grande Sports Information    OWENSBORO, Ky. – After dropping each of their first four games in early February, the University of Rio Grande baseball team has spent the entire 2018 campaign trying to get its head above water.  ...

[Men’s Track & Field] RedStorm men repeat as RSC champions

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Tellis Horne and Connor Messer spearheaded an all-around team effort and the led the University of Rio Grande men to a team title in the River States Conference Track & Field Championships,...

[Baseball] Rio blanks Bearcats in opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    OWENSBORO, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande scored in each of its first four at bats, while right-handers Zach Harvey and Collin Powers combined on a seven-hit shutout as the RedStorm rolled to a 7-0 win over...

[Softball] Rio sweeps Cats, claims RSC title

Rio Grande Sports Information    OWENSBORO, Ky. – If the formula for success is tried and true, why mess with it?    That particular line of thinking is one that the University of Rio Grande softball team takes to heart.  ...

Rio Hosts Research and Scholarship Exhibition

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College hosted the fourth annual RISE event last week in the John Berry Fine Arts Center. RISE is a research and scholarship exhibition day for undergraduates to present projects they have worked on throughout the...

[Softball] Rio stays 26th in NAIA poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande remained just outside the latest NAIA Softball Top 25 released Tuesday night by the national office.    The RedStorm finished with 92 points in...

[Men’s Golf] Rio finishes 11th at RSC Tournament

Rio Grande Sports Information    UNION, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande's revived men's golf program finished in 11th place following the conclusion of the final two rounds of the River States Conference Tournament, Tuesday afternoon,...

University of Rio Grande AMA Wins at International Conference

The University of Rio Grande chapter of the American Marketing Association won two awards at the 40th annual International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The AMA recognized Rio’s chapter for Outstanding Membership and Outstanding Communication based...

[Men’s Golf] Lemaster leads Rio in RSC tourney first round

Rio Grande Sports Information    UNION, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande finds itself in 11th place following the first 18 holes of the 2018 River States Conference Men's Golf Championship, Monday morning, at Lassing Pointe Golf...

[Baseball] Shockley named RSC Player of the Week

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande catcher Dylan Shockley hit .625 with three homers in four games last week to win River States Conference Baseball Player of the Week for April 16-22.    The...

[Softball] Powell honored again by RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande senior Mallory Powell made it two weeks in a row as the River States Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week after a pair of two-hit shutouts last week. Her latest award comes...

University of Rio Grande Honors Students Host Presentations

The University of Rio Grande’s Honors Program works to engage gifted students through specialized curriculum, honors seminars, and a capstone project that challenges all perceptions to achieve maximum potential. Each year, the program’s seniors present their senior...

[Baseball] Rio rally produces split with Eagles

Rio Grande Sports Information    VERSAILLES, Ky. – Over the course of better than seven hours of baseball on Saturday, the University of Rio Grande coughed up a six-run lead in one game and failed to hold a seven-run advantage in...

[Softball] RedStorm blanks Point Park in sweep

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The entire 2018 season has been an offensive struggle for the Point Park University softball team.    It was a case of “second verse, same as the first” for the...

[Baseball] Rio outslugs Eagles

Rio Grande Sports Information    VERSAILLES, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande built a six-run fourth inning lead and then used a four-run seventh inning uprising to pull away for good in an 11-6 win over Midway University, Friday afternoon, in...

[Softball] RedStorm rolls to sweep of Carlow

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Friday's sweep of a River States Conference softball doubleheader against Carlow University found the University of Rio Grande at both ends of the spectrum.    The RedStorm...

Students Attend English Honors Society Conference

Rio Grande, Ohio – Students from the University of Rio Grande’s chapter of the English Honors Society, Sigma Tau Delta, traveled to Cincinnati for the organization’s annual conference. Professor of English Dr. Elizabeth Brown said she is glad her students over the...

[Baseball] Rio topples NCAA Division I Norse

Rio Grande Sports Information     HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – After cruising to a weekend series sweep of Cincinnati Christian University, the University of Rio Grande baseball team found more success against a school from the greater Cincinnati area...

[Women’s Golf] Rio women wrap up RSC tourney

Rio Grande Sports Information    UNION, Ky. – The scores – and the weather – got a little better on Tuesday, but the University of Rio Grande's spot in the standings remained the same.    The RedStorm remained at the...

Rio Student Receives Art Award for Excellence

Rio Grande – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to congratulate senior Gabe Richmond for being selected as a recipient of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO) tenth annual Awards for Excellence...

Rio Professor Hosts Welsh Studies Presentation

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Madog Center for Welsh Studies Faculty Fellowship presents a member of Rio’s full-time faculty with a fellowship each year to engage in original research and scholarship related to Wales and Welsh culture....

[Softball] Criner, Powell sweep RSC weekly awards

RSC/Rio Grande Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande shortstop Michaela Criner and pitcher Mallory Powell have been named the River States Conference Softball Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week, respectively,...

[Women’s Track & Field] Rio’s Browning honored by RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande senior Katie Browning won the pole vault and set a school record at the Miami (Ohio) Duals on her way to River States Conference Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week...

School of Arts and Letters unveils Success Wall

Rio Grande, Ohio – The School of Arts and Letters is proud to unveil its new Success Wall, created to permanently honor all recipients of its Spotlight on Success recognition. Since the fall of 2014, the school has highlighted the accomplishments of a student, faculty...

Ashton Saunders – Spring 2018 Spotlight on Alumni Success

Ashton Saunders grew up in Gallipolis, and graduated from Gallia Academy High School in 2008. In 2013, she completed a BS in Art Education and a BFA in Visual Arts from Rio. What made you choose Rio? I liked the close-knit community of Rio. In our Art department, we...

Shannon Scott – 2018 Spotlight on Student Success

Shannon Scott is a Junior History major from Middleport, Ohio. He will complete an associate’s degree in History and Sociology in May of 2018, and continue on to complete a B.A. in History. He attended Meigs High School in Pomeroy, Ohio. Did you grow up with siblings...

Testing for the EKG Certification Exam Advising Center

Testing for the EKG Certification Exam at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Advising Center is set for May 16, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Students can register by creating an account at www.nhanow.com, and pay the $115 exam fee online...

[Men’s Track & Field] Messer, Nichols pace Rio men at Miami

Rio Grande Sports Information    OXFORD, Ohio – Connor Messer had a runner-up finish in the pole vault, while Alex Nichols had two top five showings to lead the University of Rio Grande men's track and field team at Saturday's Miami Duals...

[Baseball] Rio completes sweep of Eagles

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande baseball team spent the better part of Friday afternoon beating on Cincinnati Christian University like a grade school bully in search of lunch money.  ...

[Softball] Rio ladies rip Hilltoppers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande totaled 27 runs and 28 hits in a doubleheader sweep of Ohio University-Chillicothe, Friday afternoon, in non-conference softball action at Rio Softball...

[Baseball] Rio posts sweep of CCU

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After going just 1-6 in its previous seven River States Conference contests, the University of Rio Grande baseball team saw its post-season hopes thrown into jeopardy.    But the...

[Baseball] RedStorm splits pair with Tigers

Rio Grande Sports Information     RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After a dramatic extra-inning win in the opening game of Wednesday's non-conference doubleheader against No. 20 Campbellsville, the University of Rio Grande couldn't quite complete a...

Rio Celebrates National Library Week

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Jeanette Albiez Davis Library is celebrating the 60th annual National Library week with a several activities planned on campus. The Friends of Davis Library, started the week by...

[Softball] Rio’s Criner honored by RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande infielder Michaela Criner had an amazing doubleheader to pick up River States Conference Softball Player of the Week for April 2-8.    In the only games of the...

Rio’s School of Arts and Letters to Perform Shakespeare

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College School of Arts and Letters is bringing Shakespeare and the 1920’s together for Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare: A Jazzy What You Will. The performance will be at the Ariel Opera...

Rio Social Work Students Attend Advocacy Day

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College social work program’s Social Welfare Policy Analysis class visited Columbus for the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers Advocacy Day and the opportunity to meet...

Rio to Host Suicide Prevention Walk

Rio Grande, Ohio –This spring, individuals from throughout the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College and the surrounding areas will come together to participate in the second annual Rio Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk hosted by the...

Rio Offers Students, Community New Summer Opportunities

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College has several new opportunities for students as well as the community this summer. This will include a Summer Bridge Program sponsored by a collaboration grant between Rio, Shawnee State...

Rio Hosts Annual Southern Ohio Science Day 2018

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College and the Gallia-Vinton Educational Service Center (ESC) hosted the annual Southern Ohio District 14 Science Day, on the university’s main campus. 117 students in 5th through 12th grades...