Adult Diploma Program: Making a Difference for Students

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College works to encourage higher education to the community. As part of this effort, Rio has an ongoing partnership with the Aspire program, which helps put potential nontraditional students on...

[Baseball] Five Rio players named RSC Scholar-Athletes

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande placed seven student-athletes on the River States Conference Scholar-Athlete Baseball Team.    A total of 43 players made the team, which was...

[Softball] RedStorm place five on RSC Scholar-Athlete team

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande has placed seven student-athletes on the River States Conference Scholar-Athlete Softball Team.    A total of 57 players made the team, which was...

[Track & Field] Petty-Craft records runner-up finish

Rio Grande Sports Information    GULF SHORES, Ala. – University of Rio Grande senior Tyanna Petty-Craft added another chapter to her stellar collegiate career, securing a runner-up finish in the women's heptathlon during Friday's action in...

[Track & Field] Rio’s Browning earns All-American finish

Rio Grande Sports Information    GULF SHORES, Ala. – Katie Browning closed out her collegiate career with an All-American finish, while two other seniors representing the University of Rio Grande put themselves in a position to do the same...

Rio Education Students Provide Books to Elementary Schools

Rio Grande, Ohio – Students in the University of Rio Grande’s Bunce School of Education are working to make a difference in Southeast Ohio. As part of this effort to support the community, Dr. Sangeeta Gulati’s Multicultural Relations class hosted a book drive to...

Rio History Honor Society Inducts New Members

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College inducted new members to its Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of the history honor society Phi Alpha Theta. Faculty advisor for the chapter Professor of History Dr. Scott Beekman said he is proud of these students’...

Rio Faculty Receive Awards

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College have announced the winners of this year’s Annual Faculty Awards. These awards highlight the excellence and achievement of three faculty members each year. Rio President Dr. Michelle Johnston praised the...

Rio Alumni Storm the Schools

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are taking the initiative to educate young students in Southeast Ohio about college readiness. Because of programs such as College Credit Plus, which provides eligible high school students the chance to...

[Softball] Rio bounced from NAIA Softball tourney

Rio Grande Sports Information     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – After rolling to a River States Conference regular season and tournament championship, the University of Rio Grande had no reason to believe its potent offensive attack would do its best...

[Softball] RedStorm set for NAIA tourney opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande softball team will begin its quest for the school's first-ever World Series berth when it meets Faulkner (Ala.) University in the NAIA National Championship...

[Softball] RedStorm to face Faulkner in NAIA opener

TOURNAMENT WEBSITERio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande will face Faulkner (Ala.) in the opening game of the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round Bowling Green No. 2 Bracket.  ...

Rio School of Business Honors Top Students

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Emerson E. Evans School of Business is proud to announce its award winners for the 2017-2018 academic year. The school’s faculty and staff hosted an awards banquet to honor these students’ exceptional...

Rio Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Manufacturing on the Move Classroom

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is providing a new service through its Industrial Technology program. Rio is the first school among a group of partners to use a new mobile classroom unit, bringing technology education directly to the...

University of Rio Grande to Host Integrated Arts Series

The University of Rio Grande School of Arts and Letters will be hosting a series of summer studio classes through the Master of Education in Integrated Arts program this summer beginning Friday, June 1. The courses are available for area teachers for possible...

[Softball] Criner, Conkey lead Rio’s RSC softball honorees

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande produced three major award winners and six all-league honorees during the 2018 All-River States Conference Softball Awards Ceremony, which took place last Friday,...

Rio Business Students Visit Wall Street

Students from the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Emerson E. Evans School of Business traveled to New York City to visit Wall Street to learn more about working in the business field. Roger Watson, assistant professor of business, said he...

[Softball] RedStorm declared tournament champion

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – Top-seeded University of Rio Grande was declared the champion of the 2018 River States Conference Softball Tournament on Sunday after the RedStorm won the winner's bracket with a 3-0 record in the...

[Softball] Rio rolls Eagles for spot in RSC title game

Rio Grande Sports Information    VIENNA, W.Va. – Mallory Powell had two hits, including a go-ahead three-run home run, and tied a career-high with five RBI to lead the University of Rio Grande in an 8-2 win over Midway University, Saturday...

Rio Graduates Prepare for the Future

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to recognize the Class of 2018 as official graduates. 407 students received their degrees Saturday at the Commencement Ceremony on campus. President Dr. Michelle Johnston said the class has...

[Softball] RedStorm opens tourney with two wins

Rio Grande Sports Information    VIENNA, W.Va. – The University of Rio Grande finds itself two wins away from a championship after winning a pair of games in the 2018 River States Conference Softball Tournament, Friday afternoon, at Jackson...

[Baseball] Grenadiers deal Rio season-ending loss

Rio Grande Sports Information    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande baseball team got off to a great start in its meeting with Indiana University Southeast on Friday afternoon, scoring twice in the top of the first...

[Baseball] IUK pulls away late, drops Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Indiana University Kokomo sent 11 batters to the plate in a seven-run eighth inning and rolled to an 11-3 win over the University of Rio Grande in the opening round of the River States...

[Baseball] Rio’s Shockley named RSC Player of the Year

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – University of Rio Grande sophomore catcher Dylan Shockley was named the River States Conference Player of the Year on Thursday night during a ceremony in between games of the RSC Baseball...

Ohio Senator to Speak at Rio Commencement

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is preparing to host the 142nd commencement ceremony. Each year, Rio invites a commencement speaker to offer the graduating class words of wisdom as they begin their lives after higher education. The Spring...