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Rio Students Step into History

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College works to find new ways to create a hands-on learning environment to enhance quality education. Professor of History Dr. Sam Wilson has taken this idea a step further by giving students...

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Rio Honors Students Host Presentations

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande’s Honors Program works to engage gifted students through specialized curriculum, honors seminars, and a capstone project that challenges all perceptions to achieve maximum potential. Each year, the program’s seniors...

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Catherine Clark, Rio Interim President to be Honored at GAHS

Rio Grande, Ohio – There is an old saying that what goes around comes around and that is certainly true of this year’s inductee into the Gallia Academy High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame. Dr. Catherine Clark grew up in the Rio Grande area, attended Rio Grande...

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Rio Faculty Receive Awards

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College have announced the winners of this year’s Annual Faculty Awards. These awards highlight the excellence and achievement of three faculty members each year. Rio Interim President Dr....

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Rio Graduates Prepare for the Future

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to recognize the Class of 2019 as official graduates. 357 students received their degrees Saturday at the 143rd Commencement Ceremony on campus. Interim President Dr. Catherine...

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Rio Students Attend Independent College Day

Rio Grande – Students at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are working to be leaders on campus and in their communities. As a way to learn new methods to achieve this goal and share their own ideas with other college students across the...

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Rio Psychology Students Visit Psychology History Museum

Rio Grande, Ohio – Students from the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College History of Psychology class and the Psychology Club visited the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology in Akron, Ohio. Professor of Psychology Dr. Chad Duncan said he...

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Ohio Astronaut to Speak at Rio Commencement

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is preparing to host the 143rd Commencement Ceremony. Each year, Rio invites a commencement speaker to offer the graduating class words of wisdom as they begin their lives after higher...

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Rio Hosts Annual Southern Ohio Science Day 2019

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College and the Gallia-Vinton Educational Service Center (ESC) hosted the annual Southern Ohio District 14 Science Day, on the university’s main campus. 124 students in 5th through 12th grades...

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[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm climbs to No. 2 in NAIA poll

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After opening their season with five consecutive wins, the University of Rio Grande has moved up three spots to second place in the first NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll of the 2019 regular season.
    The poll was released Wednesday evening by the national office.
    The RedStorm tallied 440 points in the balloting of a panel of 17 head coaches representing each of the conferences, Association of Independent Institutions and Unaffiliated Groups.

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[General] Rio earns Five-Star Champions of Character honor

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande is one of 180 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) member schools to be recognized as a Champions of Character Five-Star Institution.
    The announcement was made by the national office Wednesday morning.

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[Volleyball] Roell hits milestone in RedStorm sweep

Rio Grande Sports Information
    SALEM, W.Va. – Macy Roell hit a milestone assist mark and the University of Rio Grande extended its winning streak to five straight as the RedStorm posted straight sets victories over Salem International (WV) University and Alderson Broaddus (WV) University in a Tuesday afternoon triangular match at T. Edward Davis Gymnasium.​
    Rio Grande, which improved to 6-3 with the non-conference wins, upended the host Tigers by scores of 25-19, 26-24, 25-20 in the opener before dispatching the Battlers 28-26, 25-21, 25-23.​
    Roell, a junior from Farmersville, Ohio, surpassed the 1,000-assist mark for her career during the second set of the win over Salem International. She entered the day 19 assists shy of the milestone mark.​

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[Men’s Golf] Rio’s Sheets sets pair of records at ALC Fall Invite

Rio Grande Sports Information
    PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – Logan Sheets set a pair of school records en route to leading the University of Rio Grande men's gof team to a runner-up finish in the Alice Lloyd College Fall Invitational following Tuesday's final round at the Stonecrest Golf Course.​
    Sheets, a senior from Bidwell, Ohio, fired a 6-under par round of 66 – a new single-round school-record low score – to jump from a tie for 10th into a three-way tie for first place with University of Pikeville duo Blake Moody and Trey Isenberg.​
    Sheets' 36-hole total of 3-under par 141 also established a new school record.​

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[Women’s Golf] Gioffre claims second straight medalist honor

Rio Grande Sports Information
    GRAYSON, Ky. – Rafaela Gioffre posted her second straight medalist finish, leading the University of Rio Grande women's golf team to a third place finish in the Kentucky Christian University Fall Invitational, which wrapped up on Sunday at Hidden Cove Golf Course.
    Gioffre, a senior from Hebron, Ohio, carded a 36-hole total of 5-over par 149 to post a three-shot win over the University of Pikeville's Ellen Kehoe.
    Gioffre gave Rio its first-ever medalist finish last week by taking the title at the Indiana University East Fall Classic.

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[Men’s Golf] Rio’s Sheets ties for 10th at KCU Invite

Rio Grande Sports Information
    GRAYSON, Ky. – Logan Sheets was among a trio of players who tied for 10th place to lead the University of Rio Grande men's golf team in the Kentucky Christian University Fall Invitational, which wrapped up on Sunday at Hidden Cove Golf Course.
    Sheets, a senior from Bidwell, Ohio, finished with an 11-over par total of 155 after carding a 4-over par 76 on Saturday and a 7-over par 79 on Sunday.

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[Volleyball] Rio volleyball routs Cougars, Lions

Rio Grande Sports Information
    BATAVIA, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande volleyball team finds itself over the .500 mark for the first time this season after a pair of wins in a triangular match hosted by the University of Cincinnati-Clermont, Saturday afternoon, at the Student Activities Center.
    The RedStorm (4-3) ran their winning streak to three straight, posting a pair of straight sets victories, knocking off the host Cougars by scores of 27-25, 25-14, 25-14 and routing Penn State University-Dubois 25-13, 25-13, 25-8.

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