Southeastern Illinois College receives $2.5M donation 

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — Southeastern Illinois College has received a $2.5 million donation for a new art museum on its Harrisburg campus. SIC President Jonah Rice announced the contribution from Retired Air Force Colonel William Hise and the estate of his late twin brother Air Force Brigadier General James Hise on Thursday. The money will fund a regional art museum in honor of the men’s sister, Ella Elizabeth Hise. She was a longtime teacher and art supervisor for Harrisburg Public Schools.