[Volleyball] UPike avenges earlier loss to Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Pikeville avenged an earlier loss to the University of Rio Grande on its home court, turning the tables in a 3-1 win over the RedStorm on Thursday night in non-conference...

Rio Brings NYC Artist to Area School

Rio Grande – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College School of Arts and Letters is teaming up with Portsmouth High School and Artist Katie M. Westmoreland of Brooklyn, New York, to create a new piece of art to display in the high school....

[Volleyball] RedStorm falls to Pioneers, tops Tigers

Rio Grande Sports Information    SALEM, W.Va. – Kinnison Donaldson had a career-high 16 kills to help the University of Rio Grande post a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Salem International University, Tuesday night, in non-conference women's...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio jumps to No. 9 in NAIA poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande jumped seven spots in the first regular season NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday night by the national office.  ...

Rio Bunce School of Education Offers New Minor

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Bunce School of Education will begin offering a new Minor in Sensory Impairment Education in the 2018-2019 school year. The degree program has been developed through incentive grant funds from the Ohio...

[Men’s Soccer] RSC honors Rio’s Reilly

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande midfielder Harry Reilly earned River States Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors for Aug. 27-Sept. 2.    The senior from Coventry,...

[Men’s Golf] Rio men take third at ONU Fall Classic

Rio Grande Sports Information    HARROD, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande men's golf team posted a third place finish following the final round of Ohio Northern University's Polar Bear Fall Classic, Sunday afternoon, at the Colonial...

[Men’s Golf] RedStorm men third after day one at ONU

Rio Grande Sports Information    HARROD, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande men's golf team sits in third place following Saturday's opening round of Ohio Northern University's Polar Bear Fall Classic at the Colonial Golfers...

[Women’s Golf] Rio women finish fifth at IU East

Rio Grande Sports Information    RICHMOND, Ind. – Abby Eichmiller led the University of Rio Grande women's golf team for a second straight day, carding a 19-over par round of 93 in the final round of the Red Wolves Fall Classic hosted by...

[Volleyball] RedStorm finishes winless in Cooper Memorial

Rio Grande Sports Information    JACKSON, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande volleyball team watched its losing streak grow to five straight matches on Saturday after losses to Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Bluefield (Va.) College in the...

Part-Time Faculty

The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College invites applications for part-time, non-tenure track faculty positions for following terms and disciplines: Anthropology Biology Business Management Chemistry Communications/Speech English Finance History...

[Volleyball] Volleyball falls to Bears, Pioneers

Rio Grande Sports Information    JACKSON, Ohio – Perhaps the return home in the wee hours of Friday morning following their first win of the 2018 campaign ended up costing he University of Rio Grande volleyball team later in the day.  ...

[Men’s Soccer] Reilly sparks Rio past Maple Leafs

Rio Grande Sports Information    GOSHEN, Ind. – Harry Reilly netted one goal in each half, fueling the University of Rio Grande past Goshen College, 2-1, Friday night in non-conference men's soccer action at the Ingold Athletic...

[Women’s Soccer] Wildcats blank Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    MARION, Ind. – Tia Sanford assisted on a first half goal and scored a marker of her own just 18 seconds into the second half to lead Indiana Wesleyan University past the University of Rio Grande, 2-0, Friday...

[Women’s Golf] Rio women fifth after first round at IU East

Rio Grande Sports Information    RICHMOND, Ind. – Abby Eichmiller fired a 22-over par round of 96 to lead the University of Rio Grande women's golf team in the opening round of the Red Wolves Fall Classic hosted by Indiana University East,...

[Men’s Golf] Sheets leads Rio men at UNOH Fall Invite

Rio Grande Sports Information    LIMA, Ohio – Logan Sheets carded a 1-over par, 36-hole total of 145 to lead the University of Rio Grande men's golf team in Friday's University of Northwestern Ohio Fall Invitational at the Hidden Creek...

[Volleyball] Rio outlasts Bears for first win

Rio Grande Sports Information    PIKEVILLE, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande scored the final two points in the fifth and deciding set to knock off the University of Pikeville, Thursday night, in non-conference volleyball action at UPike...

[Women’s Soccer] RedStorm slips past Blue Devils

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Payten Davis snapped a 1-1 tie with her second goal of the night, lifting the University of Rio Grande to a 2-1 win over Lawrence Technological University (Mich.), Tuesday night, in...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm men blank Warriors

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Eduardo Zurita and Harry Reilly scored second half goals just 68 seconds apart, helping the University of Rio Grande pull away for a 3-0 win over the Indiana Institute of Technology in...

[Women’s Soccer] Rio women rally, top Buffaloes

Rio Grande Sports Information    MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. – Brooklyn Pritt netted an unassisted goal with just over seven minutes left to play to lift the University of Rio Grande past Milligan College, 4-3, Saturday afternoon in non-conference...

[Volleyball] Volleyball drops pair to begin season

Rio Grande Sports Information    VIENNA, W.Va. – The University of Rio Grande volleyball team learned a tough lesson on Saturday – sometimes it doesn't pay to be helpful.    The RedStorm extended a kind hand to a neighbor...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm tops RSC Men’s Soccer poll

RSC/Rio Grande Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande is predicted as the top team in the 2018 River States Conference Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll.    The RedStorm received every...

[Volleyball] Volleyball picked 8th in RSC poll

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande was tabbed eighth in the 2018 River States Conference Volleyball Preseason Coaches' Poll released Saturday.    The RedStorm collected 41 points...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio WBB earns Scholar-Team distinction

NAIA/Rio Grande Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande women's basketball team was among the 1,862 programs recognized as a Scholar-Team by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) for the...

[Basketball] Registration open for Fall Basketball Academy

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Registration is currently underway for the Rio Fall Basketball Academy, which will run during Sundays in September at the Newt Oliver Arena.    Boys sessions are set for Sept. 9th,...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm men slip past Roosevelt

Rio Grande Sports Information    CHICAGO, Ill. – Benjamin Andoh snapped a scoreless tie with a goal just over 13 minutes into the second half and lifted the University of Rio Grande to a 1-0 win over Roosevelt University, Sunday afternoon, in...

[Women’s Soccer] MVNU continues mastery of Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Melanie Critzer sandwiched a go-ahead goal between a pair of scores by teammate Amberly Knox, leading Mount Vernon Nazarene University to a 3-1 win over the University of Rio Grande, Saturday...

[Men’s Soccer] Rio Grande men blank Cougars in opener

Rio Grande Sports Information    CHICAGO, Ill. – The University of Rio Grande opened its 2018 men's soccer season in successful fashion Friday night, posting a 3-0 win over Saint Xavier University at Deaton Field.    The...

[Softball] Rio’s Hammond receives honor from RSC

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – University of Rio Grande head softball coach Chris Hammond has been named the winner of the River States Conference Coach of Character Award for the 2017-18 school year.  ...

[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm No. 16 in preseason poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande is ranked 16th in the preseason NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday night by the national office.    The RedStorm...

Nursing Graduates Celebrate with Pinning Ceremony

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College recognized 34 Class of 2018 graduates from the Holzer School of Nursing’s Hybrid LPN-RN Advanced Placement Track with a pinning ceremony Friday, August 10. Dr. Donna Mitchell, Dean of the...

Rio Honors Alumni

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Alumni Awards. Every year, the Awards and Recognition Committee of the Alumni Association Council chooses winners from nominees submitted by...

Rio Madog Center Celebrates Welsh-American History in Wales

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College takes pride in the Welsh heritage of Southeastern Ohio. The Madog Center for Welsh Studies on campus strives to preserve this heritage and the Welsh-American connection for future...

Community College Board Inducts New Members

Rio Grande, Ohio – The Rio Grande Community College is proud to welcome Joshua Smith and Dr. Jill Neff as the newest members of its Board of Trustees. Vice Chair for the Rio Grande Community College Board of Trustees Bobbi Montgomery said she is excited to have new...

Rio Welcomes Interim President

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is pleased to welcome Catherine Clark-Eich, Ph.D., LPC as interim president. Clark comes to Rio after stellar careers in the public and private sectors. University of Rio Grande Board of...

Rio Earns HLC Reaffirmation

Rio Grande, Ohio –The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is proud to announce the institution has been reaffirmed for accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), which accredits institutions in the North-Central region of the...

Bunce School of Education Earns CAEP Accreditation

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Bunce School of Education’s undergraduate programs have received accreditation through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The CAEP bases its approval on...

[General] Rio’s Gerlach repeats as RSC Trainer of the Year

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande (Ohio) head athletic trainer Tara Gerlach has been selected as the River States Conference Athletic Trainer of the Year for the second year in a row.    Gerlach,...

[General] Rio third in RSC Commissioner’s Cup

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande finished third in the race for the River States Conference Commissioner's All-Sports Cup after the final scores were tabulated for the 2017-18 school...

Part-Time Campus Police Officer

The University of Rio Grande is taking applications for a part-time Campus Police Officer. Responsibilities include the protection of the university’s facilities and property and the enforcement of published University regulations and other state and federal laws....

Rio Welcomes Fulbright Scholar

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College hosted Fulbright Scholar Dr. Anastasiya Luzgina, deputy director at Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center (BEROC), to present her lecture, “FinTech Development and...

[Softball] Criner named to NFCA All-American 1st Team

Rio Grande Sports Information LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Rio Grande shortstop Michaela Criner has been named to the 2018 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America First Team. Criner, who earlier in the week was named to the NFCA’s...

[Softball] RedStorm duo named to NFCA All-Region Team

Rio Grande Sports Information    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Post-season honors continue to roll in for a pair of University of Rio Grande softball standouts.    Sophomore shortstop Michaela Criner (Bremen, OH) and junior pitcher Kelsey...

[Softball] RedStorm finishes 26th in final NAIA poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande softball team finished 26th in the final NAIA coaches' poll of the 2018 season.    The RedStorm, who dropped two positions from the final...

[Baseball] Shockley named to All-America 2nd Team

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Rio Grande sophomore catcher Dylan Shockley has has been named to the 2018 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Baseball All-America Second...

Higher Education Gets a Handle on Opioid Abuse

The goal of higher education is to prepare students of all ages to improve their lives, contribute to their communities, and elevate their own awareness of the world around them. Sadly, part of what students must contend with in the world around them is the reality of...