[Women’s Track & Field] Rio women place 4th in Starks Open

Rio Grande Sports Information    BEXLEY, Ohio – Chanavier Robinson had a pair of top four showings, while two of her University of Rio Grande teammates recorded runner-up finishes at Saturday's Jessica Starks Open hosted by Capital University...

[Men’s Basketball] Eagles soar past RedStorm men

Rio Grande Sports Information    CINCINNATI, Ohio – For a span of five minutes bridging the end of the first half and the start of the second half, the University of Rio Grande had things going exactly as they wanted.    But on...

[Women’s Basketball] CCU rallies for OT win over Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    CINCINNATI, Ohio – Just when it appeared as if the University of Rio Grande was poised to ditch its extended losing slide, Cincinnati Christian University found a way to extend its recent string of...

[Baseball] RedStorm complete series sweep

Rio Grande Sports Information    MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – Caden Cluxton had three hits and drove in a career-high six runs, while Michael Rodriguez had three hits of his own and finished with four RBI in the University of Rio Grande's 18-11 win...

[Baseball] RedStorm sweeps pair from Barons

Rio Grande Sports Information     MOUNT VERNON, Ga. – The University of Rio Grande opened the 2019 baseball season in grand style, turning a solid pitching performance and an offensive explosion into a doubleheader sweep of Brewton-Parker College,...

[Men’s Basketball] Rio men mount rally, but fall short

Rio Grande Sports Information     KOKOMO, Ind. – As lackadaisical as the University of Rio Grande appeared in the opening half of Thursday night's game against Indiana University Kokomo, the RedStorm were equally as focused over the final 20...

[Women’s Basketball] Cougars take down RedStorm women

Rio Grande Sports Information     KOKOMO, Ind. – Lauren Godwin scored 10 of her career-high 17 points off the bench in the second half, including six in a key third quarter run, to help Indiana University Kokomo past the University of Rio Grande,...

Rio Provost Presents at International Conference

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College works to create global connections and new academic opportunities for students, staff and faculty. To continue strengthening global relations, Rio’s Provost and Vice President of Academic...

[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm men clobber Celtics

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – In the 2017-18 regular season finale, a loss at Carlow University prevented the University of Rio Grande men's basketball team from earning a spot in the River States Conference...

[Women’s Basketball] Carlow holds off Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – When things are going rough, all things involving fortune and/or probability tend to go against you.    Such is the current case for the University of Rio Grande women's...

[Men’s Basketball] Eagles hold off RedStorm men

Rio Grande Sports Information    PIPPA PASSES, Ky. – Simon Christon scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half, including six in an 11-0 run which helped Alice Lloyd College pull away from the University of Rio Grande and post an eventual 76-74...

[Women’s Basketball] First quarter barrage sinks Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    PIPPA PASSES, Ky. – Host Alice Lloyd College hit six of its 15 three-point goals in a 40-point first quarter explosion and went on to a 103-72 rout of the University of Rio Grande, Saturday afternoon, in River...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio men stop losing slide

Rio Grande Sports Information    MIDWAY, Ky. – Finally, the University of Rio Grande men's basketball team drew a favorable outcome in one of their all-too-familiar nail-biting finishes.    Gunner Short's jumper in the lane...

[Women’s Basketball] Midway pulls away, tops RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information    MIDWAY, Ky. – Midway University built a double-digit fourth quarter lead before surviving a late University of Rio Grande rally and pulling away again for an 81-70 win over the RedStorm, Thursday night, in River...

[Women’s Basketball] Eagles soar past Rio women

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – University of Rio Grande women's basketball head coach David Smalley may not have the look of the stereotypical mad scientist, but the veteran bench boss of the RedStorm is being forced to...

[Men’s Basketball] No. 12 WVU-Tech rallies past Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – For the third time in four outings, the University of Rio Grande men's basketball team found itself squaring off with an opponent ranked in the NAIA Division II Top 25.    And...

[Softball] RedStorm softball picked to win RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande is this year's favorite in the 2019 River States Conference Softball Coaches' Preseason Poll.    The poll, which was voted on by the league's 10...

[Women’s Basketball] Rio women slip to No. 25 in NAIA poll

NAIA/Rio Grande Sports Information    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Despite suffering a pair of losses in its Christmas break trip to Hawaii, the University of Rio Grande still managed to maintain a place in the latest NAIA Division II Women's Basketball...

[Women’s Basketball] Howell receives weekly honor from RSC

RSC Sports Information    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – Sophomore forward Jimi Howell stepped up with 20.0 points and 13.5 rebounds per game in two victories for No. 20 University of Rio Grande last week and thus was named River States Conference Women's...

[Men’s Basketball] No. 25 IU Southeast dumps Rio men

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – In terms of overall effort, University of Rio Grande head coach Ken French called it his team's worst performance of the season.    The fact that it happened against one of the...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm women rally past Grenadiers

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande managed to maintain its perfect home record against Indiana University Southeast on Saturday afternoon.    However, the RedStorm's 10th win inside...

[Men’s Basketball] Brescia men slip past Rio Grande

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – When Brescia University and the University of Rio Grande meet in men's basketball, you can just about bank on the fact that the game will end up a one- or two-possession contest.  ...

[Women’s Basketball] RedStorm rebound, bounce Bearcats

Rio Grande Sports Information    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After nearly blowing a 16-point first half lead, it's safe to say the University of Rio Grande did a pretty good job of rebounding down the stretch – both physically and...

Megan Wise ’12

Megan Wise is the 2016 Miss Ohio USA. She represented the state in the Miss USA competition where she placed among the Top 15 semifinalists. From Gallipolis, Ohio, Megan is a first grade teacher with a passion for children’s literacy. She graduated from Rio in...

Steve Moses ’80

A 1980 Rio Grande graduate now spends his time in the newspaper business, where he currently serves as the Editor/Ad Rep for The Roberson Journal – a weekly, independently owned newspaper in Lumberton, NC. Stephen Moses graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Sales...

William Grant ’67

After having worked full time for 50 years, William Grant retired in August 2017. His career experiences included teaching in public and private institutions, and teaching and conducting research at Gallaudet University in their Model Secondary School for the Deaf....

Bill Lawrence ’93

1.     What made you choose to pursue a college education at Rio Grande? I started my college education at a large state university. After two years, I felt like a number and wanted to be somewhere that professors and staff would take an interest in my education and...

Patrick Young ’80

Awards Named as inventor on six United States patents with five other patents pending  1984 Ohio University’s Donald F. Clippinger Award (for superior research by a graduate student) 1992 Ohio University’s Outstanding Technical Assistant Award 1997 Dupont’s Marketing...

Robert Lawson ’73

1.       What made you choose to pursue a college education at Rio Grande? I was offered a grant in aid and a partial track scholarship to attend Rio. Best decision I ever made. 2.       What did Rio offer you besides an education? Fellowship with both students and...

Todd Reigle ’94

Awards/Achievements – Delta Beta Xi Award from Alpha Sigma Phi National Fraternity for alumni service to the organization – Media Community Service Award from Molina Healthcare for dedicated service to organizations in central Ohio – Graduated from...

Jerry Buckler ’87

1.     List some of your awards, achievements, honors you would like to highlight. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rio Grande College in 1987.  At Capital University Law School, I was a member and Associate Editor of the Capital University Law Review. For nine years,...

Damon Knoche ’00

1.     List some of your awards, achievements, honors you would like to highlight. While teaching at the Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington High School in Ripley, Ohio in 2004, I was honored to be nominated for and to receive the Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Educator...

Peggy Anderson ’96

1.     List some of your awards, achievements, honors you would like to highlight. Columbus Business First Champion of Healthcare Award, 2017 Columbus CEO Healthcare Achievement Award, Executive Finalist of the Year, 2017 Columbus Business First Forty Under 40...

Maki Karasawa ’94

1.     What did Rio offer you besides an education? Rio strengthened my spirit to overcome difficulties/ I was obviously struggling the double-whammy of learning lesson contents, complex one such as business ethics and English comprehension itself, especially in the...

Kevin Purcell ’79

Kevin Purcell, a 1979 graduate of the University of Rio Grande, was always very involved on campus. He was a Varsity Baseball team member, scorekeeper for the Men’s Basketball team, Lyne Center Summer Life Guard & Pool Maintenance Assistant, drove the bus...

Maya Carter ’96

According to Maya Carter, life after Rio “has been a roller coaster.” But that hasn’t stopped this 1996 graduate from becoming the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation/Aquatics Director for the University of South Carolina Upstate. Involved in just about everything...

Jessica Malone ’09

Jessica Malone has been a professional photographer for the past eight years, and currently is pursuing her career in Gallipolis, OH where she operates a portrait studio. Malone received her undergrad degree in Communication, with a concentration in Public Relations,...