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Rio Campus Police Receives Safety Award

Rio Grande, Ohio –     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 has been presented with AAA Insurance’s East Central...

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 Alumni Storm the Schools

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are taking the initiative to educate young students in Southeast Ohio about college readiness. Because of programs such as College Credit Plus, which provides eligible high school students the chance to...

Rio Business Students Visit Wall Street

Students from the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Emerson E. Evans School of Business traveled to New York City to visit Wall Street to learn more about working in the business field. Roger Watson, assistant professor of business, said he...

Rio Graduates Prepare for the Future

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to recognize the Class of 2018 as official graduates. 407 students received their degrees Saturday at the Commencement Ceremony on campus. President Dr. Michelle Johnston said the class has...

Rio Hosts Research and Scholarship Exhibition

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College hosted the fourth annual RISE event last week in the John Berry Fine Arts Center. RISE is a research and scholarship exhibition day for undergraduates to present projects they have worked on throughout the...

University of Rio Grande AMA Wins at International Conference

The University of Rio Grande chapter of the American Marketing Association won two awards at the 40th annual International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The AMA recognized Rio’s chapter for Outstanding Membership and Outstanding Communication based...

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....

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...

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 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....

New Pre-Engineering Associate Degree Offered

Rio Grande Community College is excited to announce a new Pre-Engineering Associate of Technical Studies degree. Chair of Engineering Technologies, Keith Saunders, said the degree develops a background of mathematics, physics and chemistry, which are necessary to all...

Bonice to Offer Mental Health First Aid Training in Area

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is proud to announce Director of Accessibility and Mental Health Services Kelly Bonice has recently completed certification to provide Mental Health First Aid Training to students as well as residents of...

Guest Musician to Perform

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College School of Arts and Letters will welcome Dr. Júlio Ribeiro Alves to present a concert of classical guitar music Monday, November 27 at 7 p.m. in the Berry Fine and Performing Arts Center. Dr. Alves, a...

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, President Michelle Johnston presented Officer Mark Kinney with the Larry and Laura Rees...

Rio Presents Second 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...