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Remembering Dr. Barry Dorsey

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Dr. Barry M. Dorsey, who served as the 18th President of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande  Community College from July 1991-January 2006. He was one of the...

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New scholarship Opportunity for Gallia County Residents

Rio Grande, Ohio – Established just this year, the Mindy Pope Memorial Scholarship will first be awarded this fall to a resident of Gallia (or Perry) County. But this scholarship will be awarded differently than most. Begun in memory of a daughter, sister, player,...

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Spring 2020 Dean’s and Merit List

RIO GRANDE, OH- The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College congratulates the following students for their scholastic achievement during the unusual Spring 2020 semester. The students who are recognized on the Dean's List earned a 3.75 GPA or higher...

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Rio to host annual health fair

Rio Grande, Ohio – It’s time to “Spring Into Health” at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College. The annual health fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14 at the University of Rio Grande Lyne Center Gymnasium. According...

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Rio announces Dean’s Honor and Merit Lists for Fall 2019

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 2019 Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists. The Deans’ Honor list recognizes students who have achieved outstanding...

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Lyne Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Lyne Center when the RedStorm entertains Midway University in a River States Conference basketball doubleheader on Sat., Jan. 25th. Members of the 1968-69 men's basketball team...

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Ohio History Day returns to Rio

Rio Grande, Ohio – The Region 9 Ohio History Day Contest will make a return to the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College for the second year in a row this coming March. This spring event, slated for March 7, 2020, allows students in grades 4-12...

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Campus Police receives AAA Award

Rio Grande, Ohio – For the second year in a row, the University of Rio Grande Police Department has received recognition from the East Central Office of AAA. Earlier this month, Chief Scott Borden accepted the 2019 “Community Traffic Safety Gold Award” for continued...

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Ribbon Cutting for Rio Simulation Center Set

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is proud to present a ribbon cutting for the Rio Simulation Center on Friday, November 22 at 10 a.m. The ribbon cutting will publicly unveil the state-of-the-art learning center where Rio...

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[Volleyball] Pioneers outlast Rio in five sets

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    GLENVILLE, W.Va. – Glenville State College banged out a .476 attack percentage in the fifth and deciding set and held off the University of Rio Grande, 3-2 (25-22, 14-25, 25-22, 16-25, 15-10) in non-conference women's volleyball action, Saturday afternoon, at the Waco Center.
    The host Pioneers picked up their first win of the season against a pair of losses.
    Rio Grande slipped to 1-4 with a third consecutive loss.

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[Men’s Rugby] RedStorm swats Yellow Jackets in debut

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – For the University of Rio Grande's brand-new men's rugby program, their debut effort couldn't have gone much better.
    The RedStorm scored a successful try just 1:17 into the match and never looked back, cruising to a 91-0 rout of Baldwin-Wallace University, Saturday afternoon, before just over 400 fans at Rio's Red Valley Pitch.
    Rio Grande improved to 1-0 overall and 1-0 in the Small College division of the Allegheny Rugby Union with the victory.
    The Yellow Jackets slipped to 0-2 overall and 0-2 in the ARU with the loss.

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[Men’s Rugby] Rio Rugby set to make debut

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande men's rugby program will make its debut on Saturday afternoon when the RedStorm entertains Baldwin-Wallace University.
    Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at the Rio Rugby Pitch, which was formerly the school's auxiliary soccer field.

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[Men’s Soccer] Wildcats deal Rio men second straight loss

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    BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Gyorgy Kamaras scored a pair of goals off assists from Marcos Vinicius to lead host Baker University past the University of Rio Grande, 2-1, in the final round of the Baker Labor Day Classic.
    The loss, Rio's second straight setback, left the RedStorm at 3-2.
    The Wildcats improved to 3-2 with the victory.

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[Men’s Soccer] Quick start propels Eagles past Rio men

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    BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Oklahoma Wesleyan University netted a pair of goals in the first 11 minutes and made the quick start stand up, outlasting the University of Rio Grande, 3-2, in non-conference men's soccer action, Saturday night, as part of the Baker University Labor Day Classic.
    The No. 2-ranked Eagles were playing their season opener.
    Rio Grande, which entered the contest ranked 24th, suffered their first loss in four outings.

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[Women’s Soccer] Racers edge RedStorm women in OT

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Jeweleen Reuille's goal just under 3-1/2 minutes into overtime lifted the University of Northwestern Ohio to a 1-0 victory over the University of Rio Grande, Saturday evening, in non-conference women's soccer action at Evan E. Davis Field.
    The Racers improved to 2-0-1 with the win.
    Rio Grande fell to 0-2-1 as a result of the loss.

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[Volleyball] Volleyball falls to Cougars, Golden Bears

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After appearing to be on its way to a split of the final two matches in the Emileigh Cooper Memorial Tournament, the University of Rio Grande finished the two-day event with a pair of losses instead.
    The RedStorm began the day with a 3-1 (25-16, 16-25, 25-10, 25-14) setback at the hands of Mount Vernon Nazarene, before enduring a gut-wrenching 3-2 (18-25, 25-20, 25-17, 21-25, 18-16) defeat against River States Conference rival West Virginia University-Tech, Saturday afternoon, inside the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Rio Grande finished the day at 1-3 for the season.

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[Men’s Golf] Rio’s Byrd takes fifth at IU East Fall Invite

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    RICHMOND, Ind. – University of Rio Grande sophomore Whit Byrd carded a 36-hole total of 2-over par 146 to secure a fifth-place finish individually and lead the RedStorm to a fifth-place finish as a team following Saturday's final round of the IU East Fall Invitational, which was hosted by Indiana University East at Highland Lake Golf Course.
    Byrd, who hails from Pomeroy, Ohio, finished 12 shots behind medalist Jake Miller of host IU East and six shots behind the Indiana University Kokomo duo of Harley Pugh and Nate Slack, both of whom closed at 4-under par 140.

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[Women’s Golf] Eichmiller heads Rio efforts at IU East Invite

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    RICHMOND, Ind. – Abby Eichmiller carded identical rounds of 88 to give the University of Rio Grande its top individual showing following Saturday's final round of the IU East Fall Invitational, which was hosted by Indiana University East at Highland Lake Golf Course.
    Eichmiller, a senior from Vincent, Ohio, tallied a two-day total of 32-over par 176 for 23rd place in the 35-golfer field.
    As a team, Rio placed at the bottom of the six-school field with a two-day total of 169-over par 745.

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[Volleyball] RedStorm earns season-opening split

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    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande rebounded from an opening match loss to rival Shawnee State by dropping St. Andrews (NC) University in straight sets and earning a split in the first day of the Emileigh Cooper Memorial Tournament, Friday night, at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    The RedStorm fell 25-20, 25-13, 25-12 to the Bears in the opener, but cruised past the Knights in their nightcap 25-19, 25-20, 25-21.

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