Rio Students Attend Leadership Conference

Students at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are working to create a difference in Ohio. To learn new ways to achieve this goal and share their own ideas with other college students across the state, members of Rio’s Student Senate...

[Women’s Basketball] Late rally lifts Wolves past Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    RICHMOND, Ind. – Indiana University East used a 12-1 run which bridged the closing seconds of the third quarter and the opening minutes of the fourth quarter to spark a 73-63 win over the University of Rio Grande,...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women climb in latest NAIA poll

NAIA/Rio Grande Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande jumped six spots to No. 18 in the first NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 poll of the 2018-19 regular season.    The...

[Men’s Basketball] Russell named RSC Player of the Week

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande center Earl Russell averaged a double-double in two wins last week to earn River States Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 19-25.    A...

Rio Hosts Intergenerational Festival

Rio Grande – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Social Work Student Council hosted the 18th annual Intergenerational Fall Festival to bring people of all ages together for an evening of fun, food and friendship. Associate Professor of Social...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women too much for Shock

Rio Grande Sports Information    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – After coughing up a double-digit first half advantage, the University of Rio Grande scored the first five points of the second half to take a lead it would never relinquish and went on to post a...

[Men’s Basketball] Quick start fuels RedStorm past Seahawks

Rio Grande Sports Information    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The University of Rio Grande scored the game's first 11 points and then survived a second half run by Keiser (Fla.) University to nail down a 67-59 win over the Seahawks, Sunday morning, in...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women fall in overtime

Rio Grande Sports Information    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The first loss of the 2018-19 campaign for the University of Rio Grande women's basketball team certainly had nothing to do with a lack of effort.    Head coach David...

[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm outlasts Eagles in 2OT

Rio Grande Sports Information    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Hadith Tiggs' emphatic slam dunk with 1.4 seconds remaining in the second overtime period gave the University of Rio Grande an 86-84 win over Robert Morris (Ill.) University, Saturday...

Thanksgiving 2018 Statement

On behalf of the members of the URG Chaplaincy, I bid the members of the Rio Family a Happy Thanksgiving! The United States is not the only country to celebrate Thanksgiving. Canada, China, Germany and Liberia are among those countries that celebrate their own version...

[Women’s Basketball] Holden named RSC Player of the Week

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Junior guard Sydney Holden led No. 24-ranked University of Rio Grande (Ohio) to three wins last week to pick up River States Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov....

[Men’s Basketball] Late-game heroics lift Rio men to win

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Cameron Schreiter drilled a go-ahead three-pointer with 25 seconds to play and then came up with a victory-clinching steal in the closing seconds, leading the University of Rio Grande to a 65-62...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm bounces Blue Devils in NAIA opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Four different players scored second half goals to lead the University of Rio Grande in a 4-0 win over Lawrence Technological (Mich.) University, Saturday afternoon, in the opening round of the...

[Men’s Basketball] Rams rally to upend Rio men

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Ty'quon Reid scored all of his team-high 13 points in the final 8-1/2 minutes of the game, leading Bluefield College to a come-from-behind 61-54 win over the University of Rio Grande, Friday...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm wallops Wright State-Lake

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Jaida Carter led five double-digit scorers and Sydney Holden narrowly missed a quadruple double as the University of Rio Grande rolled to a 99-28 win over Wright State University-Lake in the...

Rio Instructor Earns Top Welding Certification

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College School of Engineering Technologies is proud to congratulate Welding Instructor Levi Stumbo for earning his Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) credentials. The CWI is a certification through the American Welding...

[Men’s Basketball] Knights too much for Rio men

Rio Grande Sports Information    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Wes Stowers had a game-high 22 points and seven assists to lead Marian University in a 92-64 win over the University of Rio Grande, Tuesday night, in non-conference men's basketball action...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm rallies to bounce Bears

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After a trio of comfortable wins to begin the season, University of Rio Grande women's basketball head coach David Smalley was anxious to see how his team would react to...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio draws Blue Devils in NAIA tourney opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande will host Lawrence Technological University in the opening round of the 60th Annual NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship on Saturday, Nov. 17, at noon, at Evan...

Veteran’s Day 2018 Statement

On behalf of the members of the URG Chaplaincy, I take this opportunity to offer greetings to the veterans in the Rio Family in honor of Veterans Day! This year not only marks the centennial of the end of World War One, it is also the centennial year for the U.S. Army...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio outlasts Bears in OT for RSC title

Rio Grande Sports Information    JACKSON, Ohio – Eduardo Zurita's goal with 43.2 seconds remaining in overtime lifted the University of Rio Grande to a 4-3 win over West Virginia University-Tech, Saturday afternoon, in the River States...

[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm men notch first win

Rio Grande Sports Information    BECKLEY, W.Va. – After a lopsided season-opening loss at 15th-ranked Mount Vernon Nazarene on Tuesday and a tough loss to USCAA Division II power Berkeley College on Friday, the University of Rio Grande finally got...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm dominates All-RSC team

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande swept all individual honors, while having eight players recognized on the 2018 All-River States Conference Men's Soccer Team.    The...

[Men’s Basketball] Knights blow lead, rally past Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    BECKLEY, W.Va. – Berkeley College coughed up a 16-point second half lead, but rebounded in the final two minutes to knock off the University of Rio Grande, 79-72, in the opening round of the WVU-Tech Classic,...

[Volleyball] Rio’s Taylor named to All-RSC 2nd Team

Rio Grande Sports Information    KOKOMO, Ind. – University of Rio Grande freshman Ashley Taylor was among those named to the 2018 All-River States Conference Volleyball Second Team on Friday.    The all-conference teams and...

[Volleyball] Cougars sweep Rio in RSC quarterfinals

Rio Grande Sports Information    KOKOMO, Ind. – Indiana University Kokomo put down a spirited effort by the University of Rio Grande in the opening set before rolling the RedStorm in each of the final two stanzas of their River States Conference...

Rio Professor Emeritus Publishes 12th Book

A University of Rio Grande Professor Emeritus has recently published his 12th book. Former Professor of History Ivan Tribe has spent several years researching the history of country and folk music throughout Appalachia. Tribe’s latest book, Folk Music in Overdrive: A...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm blanks IU East, earns spot in RSC finals

Rio Grande Sports Information     RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Harry Reilly scored goals in each half to lead the University of Rio Grande to a 2-0 triumph over Indiana University East, Wednesday night, in the semifinal round of the River States Conference Championship at...

[Baseball] Shockley named preseason All-America

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Rio Grande junior catcher Dylan Shockley is among those named to the 2019 NAIA Baseball Preseason All-America Team.    The 17-player list, which is selected...

[Men’s Basketball] No. 15 Cougars rough up Rio in opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – For the University of Rio Grande men's basketball team, Tuesday night's regular season opener at No. 15 Mount Vernon Nazarene University boiled down to a key stretch in each...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio strengthens hold on top spot in NAIA

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande strengthened its hold on the No. 1 position in the latest NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday afternoon by the national...

EKG Certification Exam Registration Open

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Advising, Testing, and Career Services will be hosting the EKG Certification Exam for students who are currently enrolled in the EKG Technician course, or have successfully completed the course in the past,...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women blast Harriers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – It took a bit for the engine to start humming but, once it did, it was a classic example of pedal pressed to metal.    The University of Rio Grande used a big second quarter run to...

[Baseball] Rio picked 4th in RSC preseason baseball poll

Rio Grande/RSC Sprts Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande was picked fourth in the 2019 River States Conference Baseball Coaches' Preseason Poll released late Monday by league officials.    The...

Rio Celebrates #GivingTuesday with Rio Giving Day

This #GivingTuesday, the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College will celebrate giving by raising funds for various campus projects to support students’ educational needs through the first ever Rio Giving Day campaign. The campaign will focus on...

[Men’s Basketball] Bobcats bounce Rio in exhibition contest

Rio Grande Sports Information    ATHENS, Ohio – Teyvion Kirk scored 14 of his team-high 20 points in the opening half, as NCAA Division I Ohio University bolted to a 28-point halftime lead en route to a 93-58 exhibition win over the University of...