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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[Softball] RedStorm rally to split with Asbury

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio – After suffering the rarest of home losses in game one of Friday's doubleheader against Asbury, University of Rio Grande junior Taylor Webb wasn't about to let lightning strike the same spot twice in game two against the Eagles.
    The Willow Wood, Ohio native lined a one-out, run-scoring single to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the RedStorm a 2-1 walk-off win in River States Conference play at Rio Softball Park.

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[Men’s Cross Country] Rio’s Booth runs at NAIA Nationals

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – University of Rio Grande junior Cody Booth finished in 112th place in the men's division of the 2020 NAIA Men's Cross Country National Championships, Friday afternoon, at Seminole Valley Park.
    Booth, a native of New Philadelphia, Ohio, traversed the 8k course in a time of 26:21.
    Among the runners representing River States Conference schools, Booth finished third.

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[Softball] Webb, Campolo lead Rio in sweep of Bears

Rio Grande Sports Information
    BECKLEY, W.Va. – Taylor Webb had two hits and three RBI in game one, while Sydney Campolo tossed a four-hitter and fanned 10 batters in game two as the University of Rio Grande posted a pair of 5-2 wins over West Virginia University-Tech, Wednesday afternoon, in River States Conference softball action played at Woodrow Wilson High School.
    The RedStorm, who also swept a twin bill against the Golden Bears at home last Friday, improved to 21-10 overall and 6-0 in league play.
    WVU-Tech slipped to 6-12 overall and 0-4 in the RSC with the losses.

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[Baseball] UNOH races past RedStorm, sweeps DH

Rio Grande Sports Information
    LIMA, Ohio – The University of Northwestern Ohio started fast and never let up, racing away for a doubleheader sweep of the University of Rio Grande, Tuesday afternoon, in non-conference baseball action at Racer Field.
    UNOH scored seven times after two were out in the first inning of a 15-0 opening game victory, while using a three-run third and a five-run fourth to erase an early deficit en route to a 12-5 triumph in the nightcap.
    The Racers evened their record at 12-12 with the sweep.
    Rio Grande saw its losing streak reach four straight games and its overall record slip to 12-25.

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[Men’s Soccer] RedStorm earn No. 2 seed in RSC Championship

Rio Grande Sports Information
    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande will be the No. 2 seed in the 2020-21 River States Conference Men's Soccer Championship.
    The qualifiers and seeds for the tournament, which begins on Saturday, were announced Tuesday by conference officials following the completion of regular season play on Monday night.
    The RedStorm (12-4) tied West Virginia University-Tech for the league's regular season championship after both finished 7-1 in conference play, but the Golden Bears earned the top seed based on their 4-3 double-overtime win over Rio on September 26.
    Both teams will receive automatic byes into the semifinal round.

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[Softball] Rio’s Hastings honored by RSC

Rio Grande/RSC Sports Information
    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – University of Rio Grande right-hander Raelynn Hastings and Indiana University Southeast third baseman Ellie Jackman earned River States Conference Softball Pitcher and Player of the Week honors, respectively, for their performance March 29-April 4.

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