[Softball] RedStorm blanks Point Park in sweep

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The entire 2018 season has been an offensive struggle for the Point Park University softball team.    It was a case of “second verse, same as the first” for the...

[Baseball] Rio outslugs Eagles

Rio Grande Sports Information    VERSAILLES, Ky. – The University of Rio Grande built a six-run fourth inning lead and then used a four-run seventh inning uprising to pull away for good in an 11-6 win over Midway University, Friday afternoon, in...

[Softball] RedStorm rolls to sweep of Carlow

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Friday's sweep of a River States Conference softball doubleheader against Carlow University found the University of Rio Grande at both ends of the spectrum.    The RedStorm...

Students Attend English Honors Society Conference

Rio Grande, Ohio – Students from the University of Rio Grande’s chapter of the English Honors Society, Sigma Tau Delta, traveled to Cincinnati for the organization’s annual conference. Professor of English Dr. Elizabeth Brown said she is glad her students over the...

[Baseball] Rio topples NCAA Division I Norse

Rio Grande Sports Information     HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – After cruising to a weekend series sweep of Cincinnati Christian University, the University of Rio Grande baseball team found more success against a school from the greater Cincinnati area...

[Women’s Golf] Rio women wrap up RSC tourney

Rio Grande Sports Information    UNION, Ky. – The scores – and the weather – got a little better on Tuesday, but the University of Rio Grande's spot in the standings remained the same.    The RedStorm remained at the...

Rio Student Receives Art Award for Excellence

Rio Grande – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to congratulate senior Gabe Richmond for being selected as a recipient of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO) tenth annual Awards for Excellence...

Rio Professor Hosts Welsh Studies Presentation

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Madog Center for Welsh Studies Faculty Fellowship presents a member of Rio’s full-time faculty with a fellowship each year to engage in original research and scholarship related to Wales and Welsh culture....

[Softball] Criner, Powell sweep RSC weekly awards

RSC/Rio Grande Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande shortstop Michaela Criner and pitcher Mallory Powell have been named the River States Conference Softball Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week, respectively,...

[Women’s Track & Field] Rio’s Browning honored by RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande senior Katie Browning won the pole vault and set a school record at the Miami (Ohio) Duals on her way to River States Conference Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week...

School of Arts and Letters unveils Success Wall

Rio Grande, Ohio – The School of Arts and Letters is proud to unveil its new Success Wall, created to permanently honor all recipients of its Spotlight on Success recognition. Since the fall of 2014, the school has highlighted the accomplishments of a student, faculty...

Ashton Saunders – Spring 2018 Spotlight on Alumni Success

Ashton Saunders grew up in Gallipolis, and graduated from Gallia Academy High School in 2008. In 2013, she completed a BS in Art Education and a BFA in Visual Arts from Rio. What made you choose Rio? I liked the close-knit community of Rio. In our Art department, we...

Shannon Scott – 2018 Spotlight on Student Success

Shannon Scott is a Junior History major from Middleport, Ohio. He will complete an associate’s degree in History and Sociology in May of 2018, and continue on to complete a B.A. in History. He attended Meigs High School in Pomeroy, Ohio. Did you grow up with siblings...

Testing for the EKG Certification Exam Advising Center

Testing for the EKG Certification Exam at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Advising Center is set for May 16, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Students can register by creating an account at www.nhanow.com, and pay the $115 exam fee online...

[Men’s Track & Field] Messer, Nichols pace Rio men at Miami

Rio Grande Sports Information    OXFORD, Ohio – Connor Messer had a runner-up finish in the pole vault, while Alex Nichols had two top five showings to lead the University of Rio Grande men's track and field team at Saturday's Miami Duals...

[Baseball] Rio completes sweep of Eagles

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande baseball team spent the better part of Friday afternoon beating on Cincinnati Christian University like a grade school bully in search of lunch money.  ...

[Softball] Rio ladies rip Hilltoppers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande totaled 27 runs and 28 hits in a doubleheader sweep of Ohio University-Chillicothe, Friday afternoon, in non-conference softball action at Rio Softball...

[Baseball] Rio posts sweep of CCU

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After going just 1-6 in its previous seven River States Conference contests, the University of Rio Grande baseball team saw its post-season hopes thrown into jeopardy.    But the...

[Baseball] RedStorm splits pair with Tigers

Rio Grande Sports Information     RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After a dramatic extra-inning win in the opening game of Wednesday's non-conference doubleheader against No. 20 Campbellsville, the University of Rio Grande couldn't quite complete a...

Rio Celebrates National Library Week

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Jeanette Albiez Davis Library is celebrating the 60th annual National Library week with a several activities planned on campus. The Friends of Davis Library, started the week by...

[Softball] Rio’s Criner honored by RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande infielder Michaela Criner had an amazing doubleheader to pick up River States Conference Softball Player of the Week for April 2-8.    In the only games of the...

Rio’s School of Arts and Letters to Perform Shakespeare

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College School of Arts and Letters is bringing Shakespeare and the 1920’s together for Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare: A Jazzy What You Will. The performance will be at the Ariel Opera...

Rio Social Work Students Attend Advocacy Day

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College social work program’s Social Welfare Policy Analysis class visited Columbus for the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers Advocacy Day and the opportunity to meet...

Rio to Host Suicide Prevention Walk

Rio Grande, Ohio –This spring, individuals from throughout the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College and the surrounding areas will come together to participate in the second annual Rio Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk hosted by the...

Rio Offers Students, Community New Summer Opportunities

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College has several new opportunities for students as well as the community this summer. This will include a Summer Bridge Program sponsored by a collaboration grant between Rio, Shawnee State...

Rio Hosts Annual Southern Ohio Science Day 2018

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College and the Gallia-Vinton Educational Service Center (ESC) hosted the annual Southern Ohio District 14 Science Day, on the university’s main campus. 117 students in 5th through 12th grades...

Rio Student in Pioneers Study Abroad Program in China

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is giving students the chance to explore more parts of the globe. As part of this effort, the university has established both student and faculty exchange programs with universities in...

Brenda Loucks – Spring 2018 Spotlight on Staff Success

When did you start working at Rio? August, 2004 How did you choose a career at Rio? Moving back to Ohio. My mother had passed away and my dad needed someone to live with him and keep track of what was going on. Where did you work prior to coming here? University of...

Rio to Host Career Fair

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College New Student Advising, Testing and Career Services will host its annual Career Fair from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Bob Evans Farms Hall, Tuesday, March 27, on Rio’s main campus. The event...

Allied Health Programs Application Deadline Approaches

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande School of Health and Behavioral Science’s deadlines to apply for an allied health program is just around the corner. The last day to apply for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS), Radiologic Technology (RAD), and...

Rio Wildlife Conservation Students Present at Conference

Rio Grande, Ohio – Wildlife Conservation students from the University of Rio Grande’s School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences attended Ohio Biological Survey’s annual Ohio Natural History Conference. The conference brings natural history and science researchers...

Rio Receives Donation for Veterans Award Display

Rio Grande, Ohio – 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...

James Allen – Spring 2018 Spotlight on Faculty Success

How did you choose a career in Art?  I always tell my students that my art career began in church.  As a young boy, I would draw on the back of offering envelopes that I would find in the church pews.  With the positive encouragement I received for my drawings and my...

Rio’s Greer Museum Hosts High School Artists’ Exhibit

Rio Grande – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Esther Allen Greer Museum invited young artists to display their work on campus with the 6th Annual High School Juried Exhibition. The display is now open to the public and includes a wide...

Rio Business Majors Provide VITA Site to Community

The University of Rio Grande’s Emerson E. Evans School of Business is offering Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) through the accounting program. The VITA program offers free tax preparation help to low-income taxpayers. Students studying accounting at Rio have...

Rio Madog Center Welcomes Welsh Intern

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Madog Center for Welsh Studies welcomes its new intern Dan Rowbotham, a 2016 graduate in Performing Arts from University of Wales, Trinity Saint David. Director for the Madog Center...

Rio Welcomes Legislators

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College works closely with state legislators and the Ohio Department of Higher Education to continue providing new opportunities for students such as College Credit Plus and student internships....

Rio’s School of Arts and Letters Spotlights Success

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande School of Arts and Letters announced its Fall 2017 Spotlight on Success recipients. This semester, the program is honoring Daniel Carroll, senior English major, Dr. Kent Williams, professor of English, William Plants,...

Rio Announces Jackson County Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the students who have been recognized for the Fall 2017 Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists. The Deans’ Honor list recognizes students who have achieved outstanding...

Rio Announces Gallia County Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the students who have been recognized for the Fall 2017 Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists. The Deans’ Honor list recognizes students who have achieved outstanding...

Rio Announces Meigs County Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the students who have been recognized for the Fall 2017 Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists. The Deans’ Honor list recognizes students who have achieved outstanding...

Rio Announces Vinton County Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the students who have been recognized for the Fall 2017 Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists. The Deans’ Honor list recognizes students who have achieved outstanding...