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Intergenerational Festival Coming to Rio

Rio Grande, Ohio – The Social Work Council and the Social Work Program is once again gearing up for their annual event. The 19th Annual Intergenerational Festival will take place on Friday, October 18, 2019 on the campus of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande...

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Rio School of Business Honors Top Students

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Emerson E. Evans School of Business is proud to announce its award winners for the 2018-2019 academic year. The school’s faculty and staff hosted an awards banquet to honor these...

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Rio Professor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is proud to congratulate Professor of Sociology Dr. Raymond C. Matura for earning the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education...

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University of Rio Grande Academic Program Offerings

Recently, the University of Rio Grande implemented an Academic Program Viability process. We are living in an educational environment in which colleges/universities across the country, small and large, are being challenged by a reduction in the numbers and enrollment...

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Rio Veterans Association to Host Golf Tournament

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Veterans Association will host the second Golf Tournament to Honor Veterans Monday, June 10 at Cliffside Golf Course in Gallipolis. The format for the tournament will be 4-man scramble...

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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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[Women’s Cross Country] Rio women finish season at RSC Championship

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The University of Rio Grande women's cross country team wrapped up its 2019 schedule with a last-place finish in Saturday's River States Conference Women's Cross Country Championship hosted by Carlow University at Schenley Park.
    The RedStorm totaled 300 points and was 11th in the 11-team field.
    Rio's top individual finish came from senior Kelsey Miller (Georgetown, OH), who placed 40th among the 92 runners by completing the 5k course in 22:37.

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[Volleyball] Rio ends slide, clinches tourney berth

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – With its back firmly against the wall, the University of Rio Grande volleyball team stepped up in its final home appearance and posted a much-needed victory.
    The RedStorm finished the first two sets strong and parlayed a good start to the third set into a 3-0 win (25-20, 25-22, 25-19) over Cincinnati Christian University, Friday night, in River States Conference action at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Rio Grande snapped a four-game losing streak with the victory, improving to 17-14 overall and 5-10 in conference play.
    The win also punched Rio's ticket to next week's RSC Tournament at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pa. The RedStorm maintained a one-game lead over Ohio Christian for the fourth and final playoff spot from the RSC East Division and, should the Trailblazers forge a tie following Saturday's action, the RedStorm hold the tiebreaker.

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[Men’s Basketball] Lakers upend RedStorm men

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – On a night where momentum hard a difficult time in deciding which direction in which it wanted to go, the third time did turn out to be charmed for Wright State University-Lake.
    The Lakers rallied from a 10-point deficit with just over 10 minutes left to play and posted a 74-70 upset win over the University of Rio Grande in the opening round of the men's division of the Bevo Francis Invitational Tournament, Friday night, at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Wright State-Lake improved to 2-3 with its second straight win and its first triumph in three all-time meetings with the RedStorm.
    Rio Grande slipped to 1-1 with the loss.

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[Women’s Basketball] Rio women hold off Fighting Scots

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – If the University of Rio Grande women's basketball team is nothing else, it's versatile in its offensive attack.
    The RedStorm did their damage on the inside in the first half and from the outside in the second half and the end result was a 98-86 win over Ohio Valley University in the opening round of the Bevo Francis Invitational Tournament, Friday afternoon, at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Rio Grande rebounded from a tough two-point loss at the University of Pikeville on Tuesday night, improving to 2-1.
    Ohio Valley University, a member of the NCAA Division II Great Midwest Athletic Conference, was playing its season opener and lost for the 62nd straight time.

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[Women’s Basketball] Rio storms back, but falls to UPike

Rio Grande Sports Information
    PIKEVILLE, Ky. – It was a comeback effort which did its level best to reach epic proportion.
    But, in the end, it finished as a gut-wrenching defeat.
    The University of Rio Grande erased a 20-point deficit with a furious fourth quarter rally, but the University of Pikeville got a pair of free throws from Sierra Feltner with 4.4 seconds remaining to hang on for a 94-92 win over the RedStorm, Tuesday night, in non-conference women's basketball action at Appalachian Wireless Arena.
    The Bears, who were among the schools receiving votes in the NAIA Division I preseason coaches' poll, upped their record to 5-0 with the win.
    Rio Grande slipped to 1-1 with the loss.

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[Volleyball] Bears avenge earlier loss to RedStorm

Rio Grande Sports Information
    BECKLEY, W.Va. – As the 2019 regular season enters its final week, things are becoming more and more interesting in terms of whether the University of Rio Grande will qualify for the River States Conference Volleyball Championship.
    The RedStorm suffered a fourth straight loss Tuesday night, dropping a 3-1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-17, 25-16) decision to West Virginia University-Tech at Van Meter Gymnasium.
    Rio Grande slipped to 16-14 overall and 4-10 in league play with the loss, while its lead over Ohio Christian University for the fourth and final playoff spot in the RSC's East Division dwindled to just one game with two games remaining.
    The Golden Bears avenged an earlier loss to the RedStorm, improving to 20-10 overall and 9-5 inside the RSC.

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[Men’s Bowling] RedStorm men 32nd in Georgia tourney

Rio Grande Sports Information
    MARIETTA, Ga. – The University of Rio Grande men's bowling team rolled its way to a 32nd place finish following Sunday's conclusion of the Brunswick Southern Collegiate Classic.
    The RedStorm toppled a total of 9,084 pins in the two-day event, which included 34 teams.
    Freshman Reece Collins (Columbus, OH) recorded Rio's top individual finish, placing 63rd among the 267 individual competitors with 1,128 pins over the course of six games for an average of 188.
    No other RedStorm bowler cracked the top 85.

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[Women’s Bowling] Rio places 21st in Southern Classic

Rio Grande Sports Information
    MARIETTA, Ga. – The University of Rio Grande posted a 21st place finish in the women's division following Sunday's conclusion of the Brunswick Southern Collegiate Classic.
    The RedStorm knocked down 8,159 pins in the two-day event, which featured 22 teams.

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[Men’s Basketball] RedStorm drops exhibition game at Marshall

Rio Grande Sports Information
    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The University of Rio Grande managed to hang around for a while against NCAA Division I Marshall University on Saturday afternoon, but once the Thundering Herd got things in order, the RedStorm found themselves buffaloed.
    An 18-3 run over the final six minutes of the opening half blew open a tight game and allowed Marshall to pull away for what finished as an easy 92-59 victory in front of 5,642 fans at the Cam Henderson Center.
    The game was an exhibition contest for both teams.

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[Volleyball] Late runs lead Red Wolves by Rio

Rio Grande Sports Information
    NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University East used scoring spurts at the close of each set to post a 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-18) win over the University of Rio Grande, Saturday afternoon, in River States Conference volleyball play at Lingle Court.
    The Red Wolves, who posted a hard-fought 3-2 win over Rio in the previous meeting between the two teams on Oct. 4 at the Newt Oliver Arena, had a much easier time the second go-around in improving to 17-13 overall and 8-6 in the RSC.
    The RedStorm fell to 16-13 overall and 4-9 in league play with a third straight loss.

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