School of Natural & Social Sciences


The mission of the School of Natural & Social Sciences is to provide: 1) courses for specific programs of study, 2) courses to fulfill General Education requirements, and 3) service courses for other programs. In carrying out its mission, the SSchool of Natural & Social Sciencesoffer programs in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Wildlife Conservation leading to degrees at the associate and baccalaureate level. Degree programs in Natural & Social Sciences are also available for students pursuing careers in Middle Childhood and Adolescent to Young Adult Education.

Additionally, the School services the General Education Program of the University by providing courses in the Natural & Social Sciences components of the program. Courses for Pre-professional study in medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, chiropractic, and engineering are available. An education in Natural & Social Sciences can lead to a wide range of challenging professional occupations in such areas as education, government, and industry.

Faculty & Staff



Professor of Mathematics
(740) 245-7450
Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
(740) 245-7183
Assistant Professor of Psychology
(740) 245-7273
Instructor of Mathematics
(740) 245-7251
Social Work Program & Field Director
(740) 245-7263
Professor of Biology
(740) 245-7178
Secretary to the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
(740) 245-7182
Associate Professor of Biology
(740) 245-7179
Professor of Chemistry
(740) 245-7165
Assistant Professor of Biology & Wildlife Conservation
(740) 245-7250
Assistant Professor of Social Work
(740) 245-7272
Professor of Biology and Environmental Science
(740) 245-7484
Mathematics Instructor
(740) 245-7244
Biology Instructor at Meigs Vinton & Jackson Centers
(740) 992-1880


The Kidd Math/Science Center is located on East College Street at the University of Rio Grande in Rio Grande, Ohio. It is easily recognized as you follow the beautiful arched bridge that spands from the road to the front doors of glass atrium. The Kidd Math/Science Center opened in 1985. With an award winning masonry design, the center’s front doors open to a glass atrium with live plants & a trickling pond. A spacious lobby follows with comfortable studying facilities. Our center houses three large chemistry labs, three biology labs, one physics lab, one computer lab, lecture rooms, faculty offices and a large bent glass greenhouse that enhances the view of our campus. Connected is McKenzie Hall which opened in 1997 providing Mathematics & Science students along with the Nursing students, two large lecture halls, a variety of lecture rooms, an anatomy lab, three computer labs, faculty offices and a conference room with a beautiful view of campus and the surrounding landscape.

Business hours: 8-5 Monday – Friday

For more information contact:

Berry Fine & Performing Arts Center

Berry Fine & Performing Arts Center at the University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College

Wood Hall

Wood Hall at the University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College

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