Art on the Hill
Peggy Rice is the First Lady of Rogers State University and an enthusiast of the arts. She is President and CEO of the Small Business Capital Corporation. In 1996, she was named the national Small Business Administration's Financial Advocate of the Year by President Bill Clinton.
Previously, she served as Director of Existing Business Development for the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce and Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending and Marketing Officer for First National Bank and Trust Company in Stillwater, Okla.
She is active in numerous civic and non-profit organizations in northeast Oklahoma.
Gary Moeller is a well-known artist who serves as Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at Rogers State University. Moeller is one of the university's longest-serving faculty members. He also has taught art at the University of Tulsa and in Florida.
His work, which focuses mainly on painting and drawing, has been exhibited widely in the U.S. and abroad. He received an M.F.A. in painting, drawing and art history from the University of Tulsa.
He is a leader on the RSU campus, having served as North Central Associaton Self-Study Coordinator, which in 2004 led to the university receiving national accreditation for the maximum period of 10 years.