[Men’s Cross Country] Rio men 29th at All-Ohio

Rio Grande Sports Information    NORTON, Ohio – Kameron Carpenter finished 122nd overall to lead the efforts of the University of Rio Grande men's cross country team in Saturday afternoon's All-Ohio Cross Country Championships hosted by the...

[Women’s Cross Country] Williams tops Rio women at All-Ohio

Rio Grande Sports Information    NORTON, Ohio – Lucy Williams recorded a 56th place finish to lead the University of Rio Grande women's cross country team in Saturday afternoon's All-Ohio Cross Country Championships hosted by the University of...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm men bomb Celtics

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – For the second consecutive season, the University of Rio Grande's visit to Highmark Stadium proved to be anything but pleasant for Carlow University.    The seventh-ranked...

[Volleyball] RedStorm swept by Red Wolves

Rio Grande Sports Information    RICHMOND, Ind. – Host Indiana University-East short-circuited a second set rebound effort by the University of Rio Grande and went on to post a 3-0 sweep of the RedStorm, Saturday afternoon, in River States...

[Women’s Soccer] Rio women fall at Carlow

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Don't try telling the University of Rio Grande women's soccer team that one goal can't make all the difference in a particular match.    Head coach Tony Daniels'...

[Volleyball] Trailblazers outlast Rio in five sets

Rio Grande Sports Information    CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio – Just when it appeared as if the University of Rio Grande volleyball team was poised to record a third straight win overall and a second consecutive River States Conference triumph, the wheels...

[Women’s Golf] RedStorm women fourth after first round

Rio Grande Sports Information    KOKOMO, Ind. – The University of Rio Grande women's golf team finds itself in fourth place after Friday's opening round of the Cougar Cup, hosted by Indiana University Kokomo at the Wildcat Creek Golf...

Rio Professor Earns State Licensure

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is proud to congratulate Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Jennifer Lackey for earning her state licensure in psychology. The licensure allows clinical psychologists to provide services independently...

[Women’s Soccer] Pioneers edge Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Point Park University scored an early goal and then made it stand up down the stretch, posting a 1-0 win over the University of Rio Grande, Friday afternoon, in River States Conference women's...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm men blank Point Park

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – After a string of lopsided victories, the University of Rio Grande men's soccer team showed that it can win the close games, too.    The RedStorm netted a first half goal and...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio moves to No. 7 in NAIA poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande moved up one spot to No. 7 in the latest NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday afternoon by the national office.    The...

[Volleyball] RedStorm belts Appalachian Bible

Rio Grande Sports Information    BECKLEY, W.Va. – The University of Rio Grande enjoyed a season-high attack percentage mark and cruised to a 3-0 win over Appalachian Bible College, Monday night, in non-conference women's volleyball action at...

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

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande junior James Williamson racked up nine points in two games last week to claim the River States Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week Award for Sept....

[Men’s Golf] Rain postpones RSC Men’s Golf Fall Preview

RSC Sports Information    FLORENCE, Ind. – The River States Conference Men's Golf Fall Preview Tournament, scheduled for Monday and Tuesday at the Belterra Golf Course, was postponed due to weather.    The tournament has been...

Rio Presents Third Annual Veterans Award

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College takes pride in honoring veterans who have served and are continuing to serve our country. As part of this endeavor, Rio created the “Jim Marshall Veteran of the Year Award” to recognize veterans who have...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm routs MVNU, 7-0

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – While there's still plenty of action left on the regular season schedule, the University of Rio Grande men's soccer team continues to run roughshod over its early-season...

[Women’s Soccer] Late goal lifts UC past Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande women's soccer stared the possibility of a signature win right in the face on Saturday night.    But in the closing moments, the RedStorm blinked...

[Volleyball] RedStorm rallies past Cincinnati Christian

Rio Grande Sports Information    CINCINNATI, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande spotted host Cincinnati Christian University an early lead before rallying for 3-1 victory over the Eagles, Saturday afternoon, in River States Conference volleyball...

[Volleyball] RedStorm fall in three to IUK

Rio Grande Sports Information    KOKOMO, Indiana – Indiana Kokomo jumped to big leads in sets one and three, while rallying in set two for a 3-0 win over the University of Rio Grande, Friday night, in River States Conference women's volleyball...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio men leave Red Wolves howling

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After playing Indiana University East's fledgling first-year men's soccer program to a disappointing tie last season, the University of Rio Grande made it abundantly clear there...

[Women’s Soccer] RedStorm women outlast IU East

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande managed just one shot in the second half of Thursday night's River States Conference women's soccer opener against Indiana University East.  ...

Rio Hosts Annual “Employee and Family Picnic”

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College faculty and staff dedicate long hours to providing students with high quality education. To give these employees a chance to relax, Rio hosted its annual Employee and Family Picnic. The event coincides with...

Rio Celebrates Heritage with Founders’ Day 2018

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College has achieved several accomplishments since first opening in 1876. To commemorate the dedication put into building and opening the institution, and the people who have helped it to thrive along the way, Rio...

[Volleyball] Golden Bears dump Rio in RSC opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – West Virginia University-Tech dominated from start to finish and cruised to a 3-0 win over the University of Rio Grande, Tuesday night, in River States Conference volleyball action at the Newt...

[Men’s Golf] RedStorm finishes eighth at WVU-Tech

Rio Grande Sports Information    DANIELS, W.Va. – The University of Rio Grande men's golf team fared much better on Tuesday, but still finished eighth after the final round of West Virginia University-Tech's Golden Bear Classic at the...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm stays No. 8 in NAIA rankings

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande remained No. 8 in the latest NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday night by the national office.    The RedStorm...

[Men’s Golf] Rio men in 10th place at Golden Bear Classic

Rio Grande Sports Information    DANIELS, W.Va. – The University of Rio Grande men's golf team sits in 10th place following Monday's opening round of West Virginia University-Tech's Golden Bear Classic at the Glade Resort Country...

[Women’s Golf] Rio women finish 11th at Heidelberg

Rio Grande Sports Information    TIFFIN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande women's golf team picked up its first four wins of the season by finishing 11th in the 15-team Heidelberg Fall Invitational, which wrapped up its two-day run on...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio men clobber Concordia

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Nicolas Cam Orellana scored a pair of goals, while Raimundo Cabello scored twice and assisted on another marker to lead the University of Rio Grande in a 7-0 shellacking of Concordia (Mich.)...

[Women’s Soccer] RedStorm, Goshen battle to scoreless tie

Rio Grande Sports Information    GOSHEN, Ind. – The University of Rio Grande had plenty of opportunities, but couldn't come up with the one goal that it needed.    The RedStorm controlled the tempo from start to finish and...

Kenni Horton-Spring 2019 Spotlight on Staff Success

Kenni Horton currently serves as the Wood Hall secretary, providing administrative services to the students, faculty and administration of the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Arts and Letters and the School of  Health and Behavioral Sciences. When did you...

Dr. Kay-Anne Darlington-Fall 2018 Spotlight on Faculty Success

Dr. Darlington is an Assistant Professor of Communication. She earned her BA in Media and Communication from the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Kingston, Jamaica, her MA in International Studies and her Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Ohio University. She has...

Mike Thompson-Fall 2018 Spotlight on Staff Success

Mike Thompson recently celebrated his 30th year as a member of the Rio staff. He has worked in a variety of offices as a member of our support staff, and also taught courses in film, radio and TV production as an adjunct professor for many years. When did you start...

Jesse Edwards-Fall 2018 Spotlight on Alumni Success

Jesse Edwards grew up in Gallipolis, and graduated from Gallia Academy High School. In 2005, he completed a Music Business degree at Rio. What made you choose Rio? A friend recommended Dr. Chris Kenney as an instructor. He was proven right-I learned everything I know...

Christopher Davis-Fall 2018 Spotlight on Student Success

What are your plans after graduation?  Work in a museum. Where did you go to grow up and where did you go to high school (and/or other colleges)? South Point High School then Alderson Broaddus University Did you grow up with siblings or pets?Three sisters and some...

[Volleyball] Shawnee State completes season sweep of Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Host Shawnee State University got off to quick starts in each of the first two sets and finished set three strong to post a sweep of the University of Rio Grande, Thursday night, in...

[Women’s Soccer] Tigers upend RedStorm women

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Moments after the University of Rio Grande took away Campbellsville University's early momentum, the Tigers stole it right back.    An own goal off of a corner kick opportunity...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm climbs to 8th in NAIA poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mother Nature may have prevented the University of Rio Grande men's soccer team from playing last week, but she didn't prevent head coach Scott Morrissey's squad from climbing...

[Men’s Golf] Bears hold off Rio for ALC Invite title

Rio Grande Sports Information    PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – After losing one tournament to the University of Rio Grande two days earlier, the University of Pikeville needed some dramatics from its final golfer – on his final hole – to avoid...

September 11th Statement 2018

As we pause today to remember the founding of Rio, let us not forget what happened seventeen years ago today at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville. In regards to that day, may we as a people and a nation NEVER FORGET the sacrifices of Americans...

[Men’s Golf] Rio men in the hunt at ALC Invite

Rio Grande Sports Information    PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – Freshman Levi Chapman fired a 1-over par round of 73 to lead the University of Rio Grande men's golf team in Monday's opening round of the Alice Lloyd Fall Invitational at the Stone...

[Men’s Golf] Men’s Golf wins KCU tourney title

Rio Grande Sports Information    OLIVE HILL, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande men's golf team picked up its first tournament title since the program's revival last year, posting a seven-shot triumph over the University of Pikeville at...

[Women’s Golf] RedStorm women fourth at KCU

Rio Grande Sports Information    OLIVE HILL, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande women's golf team finished where it closed play on Saturday – in fourth place – following the conclusion of Sunday's final round in Kentucky...

[Women’s Soccer] Weather nixes soccer doubleheader

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Mother Nature grabbed a pair of victories on Saturday night after torrential rains forced officials to call off a pair of soccer matches at Evan E. Davis Field.

[Men’s Golf] Rio men in front after first round at KCU

Rio Grande Sports Information    OLIVE HILL, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande men's golf team has a two-shot lead following Saturday's opening round of Kentucky Christian University's Fall Invitational at the Hidden Cove Golf...

[Women’s Golf] Rio women 4th after first round at KCU

Rio Grande Sports Information    OLIVE HILL, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande women's golf team sits in fourth place following Saturday's opening round of Kentucky Christian University's Fall Invitational at the Hidden Cove Golf...

[Volleyball] RedStorm wallops Warriors

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande cruised through the first two sets before rallying in the third to record a 3-0 win over Appalachian Bible College, Saturday morning, in non-conference women's...