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...

[Volleyball] Pioneers top Rio in regular season finale

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – At least in terms of head-to-head meetings with Point Park University, the third time was not the charm for the University of Rio Grande volleyball team.    The Pioneers celebrated...

[Volleyball] RedStorm clinch berth in RSC Tournament

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Poor starts have crippled the University of Rio Grande volleyball team throughout the course of the 2018 regular season.    But with their post-season hopes hanging in the balance...

[Volleyball] Rams roll past RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    BLUEFIELD, Va. – The first meeting between Bluefield College and the University of Rio Grande this season was a back-and-forth five-set marathon.    Tuesday night's rematch in the RedStorm's...

[Men’s Golf] Lemaster leads Rio to 8th place finish

Rio Grande Sports Information    FLORENCE, Ind. – Jarod Lemaster carded a 6-over par 77 on Tuesday to help the University of Rio Grande nail down eighth place in the River States Conference Men's Golf Fall Preview, which ended its two-day run...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio’s Osmond honored by RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande finished off a regular season of amazing defense with Mitchell Osmond picking up River States Conference Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for Oct....

[Volleyball] Rio tames Tigers in home finale

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The 2018 home finale ended far better for the University of Rio Grande volleyball team than it started.    After a lackluster showing in the opening set, the RedStorm showed...

[Men’s Golf] RedStorm 8th after RSC Preview first round

Rio Grande Sports Information    FLORENCE, Ind. – The University of Rio Grande finds itself in eighth place after Monday's opening round of the River States Conference Men's Golf Fall Preview at the Belterra Resort.    The...

[Women’s Bowling] Kirts takes 11th place at AHIBC #2

Rio Grande Sports Information    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Serenity Kirts had the best single game and the best overall day for the University of Rio Grande women's bowling team in Sunday's American Heartland Intercollegiate Bowling Conference...

[Men’s Bowling] RedStorm men 7th at AHIBC #2

Rio Grande Sports Information    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The University of Rio Grande men's bowling team posted a seventh place showing in Sunday's American Heartland Intercollegiate Bowling Conference Tournament #2 at Pro Bowl...

[Women’s Bowling] Rio women 13th in AHIBC #1

Rio Grande Sports Information    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The University of Rio Grande women's bowling team posted a 13th place finish in Saturday's American Heartland Intercollegiate Bowling Conference Tournament #1 at Thunderbowl.  ...

[Men’s Bowling] Rio’s Fenner 7th in AHIBC #1

Rio Grande Sports Information    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Noah Fenner bowled his way into a Top 10 finish individually, while leading the University of Rio Grande men to a fifth place showing as a team in Saturday's American Heartland...

[Women’s Soccer] RedStorm women secure post-season bid

Rio Grande Sports Information    MIDWAY, Ky. – Payten Davis scored three times, while teammate Brooklyn Pritt added two scores of her own to fuel the University of Rio Grande in a 7-4 win over Midway University, Saturday afternoon, in River States...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio men pull away from Eagles

Rio Grande Sports Information    MIDWAY, Ky. – Harry Reilly scored two of the University of Rio Grande's four second half goals and assisted on another, leading the RedStorm to a 5-0 win over Midway University, Saturday afternoon, in River...

[Volleyball] RedStorm tops Trailblazers, snaps slide

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – In a match where something had to give, things finally fell in favor of the University of Rio Grande.    The RedStorm snapped a six-match losing streak and avenged a disappointing...

[Volleyball] Red Wolves too much for RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – If you looked at the numbers prior to first serve, Indiana University East was supposed to defeat the University of Rio Grande – easily.    And while the Red Wolves did...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio men claim regular season title

Rio Grande Sports Information    WILMORE, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande men's soccer team officially secured the River States Conference regular season championship and wrapped up the top seed in the upcoming RSC Tournament with a 3-0 win...

[Women’s Soccer] RedStorm outlasts Asbury

Rio Grande Sports Information    WILMORE, Ky. – Kelsie Lee scored a tie-breaking goal with just under 19 minutes remaining and Andrea Vera stopped a would-be, game-tying penalty kick just over five minutes later, lifting the University of Rio...

[Cross Country] Jones takes 1st in Red/White Classic

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Rio Grande's Keshawn Jones used a late burst down the stretch to hold off teammate Kameron Carpenter and capture first place in Thursday afternoon's Red/White Cross Country Classic at the...

Rio Campus Police Honors Officer of the Year

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Campus Police continue to show their dedication to keeping the campus community safe. To honor this dedication, the department presented retired Campus Police Records Clerk Carolyn Berry with the Larry and...