In recognition of his service to and impact on the College community, OneCard Coordinator Bob Steveline has received this year’s Greg Brown Award.
The award, named in honor of former Vice President for Finance and Administration Greg Brown, recognizes the extraordinary contributions that staff members in the areas of Campus Services (formerly Auxiliary Services), Facilities Management, and Public Safety make to the life of the College.
Steveline’s colleagues from across campus lauded him as “the face of the OneCard office,” providing ID cards that allow students, faculty, and staff to access meal plans, buildings on campus, and the College’s libraries. In a tribute video produced by the Communications Office, colleagues pointed to his eagerness to go above and beyond as well as his calm and steady presence.
“We were very fortunate to have Bob on board to help with both the launch of the [OneCard] program and grow it over the years,” said Director of Campus Services Anthony Condo. “From day one, Bob showed a willingness to learn and do whatever it takes. As we’ve expanded each year with new features and functionality, he’s been up for the challenge every step of the way.”
“Our needs in Public Safety are sometimes a little more immediate than other folks’,” added Associate Director of Public Safety Engagement John Bera. “Bob always makes sure he’s able to drop everything and help us whenever we need it.”
Steveline received the honor — and an award consisting of repurposed oak and cherry wood, made by MakerSpace Manager Josh Jordan — at the College’s all-staff meeting on Nov. 8.
“I had no clue I was going to win — I was blown away,” says Steveline.
“The thing I like most about my role at the College is interacting with all the great people on campus,” he adds. “The faculty, staff, and students.”
Director of Student Activities Rebecca Weintraub-Barth referred to Steveline as “an unsung hero for the student experience” in the video, citing his willingness to handle last-minute requests and do everything possible to optimize club spaces and events for students.
Director of Residential Communities Amanda Atkinson recalled the College converting three residence halls from key access to OneCard over the summer — an arduous task that went seamlessly, thanks to Steveline's efforts. She also cited how swiftly he addresses any issues with student OneCards at Orientation.
“We just walk them over to Bob,” said Atkinson, “and his warm and kind and easy attitude makes things so easy and simple.”
The Greg Brown Award, which was first bestowed in 2022, recognizes the impact staff members have in making campus a welcoming, beautiful, safe, and productive environment for students, staff, and faculty. It also honors the commitment and creativity they bring to their work each day.
Recipients receive a $1,000 award and have their names engraved on a plaque in the Dining and Community Center.