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Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Pictured is student Alejandra Garrett

Rio Grande student Alejandra Garrett recently passed her citizenship test and became a United States Citizen. Garrett is currently majoring in AYA English Education with the hopes of becoming a Spanish teacher.  


Alejandra was born in Chihuahua, Mexico. She moved to El Paso, Texas when she turned the age of five. At the age of twenty-five and in 2008, she married her husband and moved to Ohio. 


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Madog Center

Madog Center hosts 2022 FIFA World Cup Match Party- United States vs. Wales

Rio Grande Madog Center will be hosting a Match Party for the 2022 FIFA World Cup between the United States & Wales. This event will take place Monday, November 21st in the Booster Room of the Lyne Center. Pre-Match starts at 1pm followed by kick off starting at 2pm. Pizza, snacks, drinks, and a prize giveaway will be at the event. 

Rio Grande Meigs Center

Rio Grande Meigs Center awarded Meigs County Foundation Grant

The Rio Grande Meigs Center is the recipient of the 2022 Meigs County Foundation Grant. This organizations provides grants to various groups that serve others in Meigs County. Rio Grande Meigs Center will utilize the $3,000 grant, in partnership with the Southeastern Ohio Food Bank, to provide nutritious food to students.

Pictured is students of the ESL Program with Professor Moyer

ESL Program Making a Difference

The ESL program teaches English to students of other languages. This program is geared toward students who are in college and gives a better understanding of using tools and resources that are provided to them throughout their college journey. The ESL program at Rio started in the spring 2022 semester. Currently, there are fifteen students enrolled in the program. Rio’s ESL program is being led by Professor Lilia Moyer.  


Redstorm Sports

Rio Grande's Aleea Crites scored 16 points.

RedStorm builds big lead, cruises past UPike

PIKEVILLE, Ky. - The University of Rio Grande built a 20-point lead after three quarters and went on to post an 83-73 triumph over the University of Pikeville, Saturday afternoon, in non-conference women's basketball action at UPike Gymnasium. Rio Grande scored six of the game's first eight points, but UPike countered with a 13-5 run of its own to take a 15-11 advantage after a Katie Collopy three-pointer with 3:35 left in the opening stanza.

Rio Grande’s Cloe Johnson netted the tie-breaking goal in overtime

Rio women advance in tourney with OT win

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - More often than not, in the latter stages of its regular season schedule, the University of Rio Grande found itself dominating the stat sheet but losing the battle on the scoreboard. In Saturday afternoon's River States Conference Women's Soccer quarterfinal against Oakland City University, the injury-riddled RedStorm flipped the script. Cloe Johnson's goal with 2:46 gone in the second overtime period lifted head coach Tony Daniels' club to a 2-1 victory over the fourth-seeded Mighty Oaks at the Goebel Sports Complex.

Rio Grande’s Avery Huntzinger had 47 assists to surpass the 2,000 mark

RedStorm grinds down Grenadiers

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Amanda Rarick, Jordan Brooks, and Jess Youse all had strong showings at the net, Avery Huntzinger hit a career milestone and the University of Rio Grande shook off a second set bump in the road for a 3-1 win over Indiana University Southeast, Saturday afternoon, in the regular season finale for the two River States Conference women's volleyball teams at the Newt Oliver Arena.