- IUPUI Maynard K. Hine Medal (2012)
- IUPUI Spirit of Philanthropy Award (1999)
Stephen A. Brinegar, vice president of marketing for the civil engineering firm Donahue & Associates, attended IUPUI from 1972 to 1974.
Brinegar is a charter member and long-term chairman of the committee established to coordinate the Michael A. Carroll Golf Outing. The annual event is the major fundraising project for IUPUI athletics. Brinegar and the golf outing committee have been directly responsible for raising more than $900,000 for student scholarships, according to Michael R. Moore, IUPUI director of athletics.