Honor Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune who turned $1.50 into capital to run a school. Baking and selling sweet potato pies was one of her most well-known efforts for fundraising. Multiply $1.50 x 20 to honor her ingenuity and ability to turn a small amount of money into education for students.
Honor Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune’s persistence and commitment which transformed a small school into a university. Multiply 1.50 x 37, the number of years that the African American Studies Program has been in existence at Montclair State University.