On Thursday, Charlie Batch was the featured keynote speaker at the Appalachian Basin Gas Processors Association's Regional Conference. Hosted at the DoubleTree Hotel-Meadow Lands, Batch spoke an audience of 100 professionals about being prepared for all situations. The event was covered by the Observer-Reporter of Washington County. Find the full article here.
On August 24th, Charlie Batch visited Mohawk High School, and later the elementary school, to kick off a positive behavior program, Warrior P.R.I.D.E., an acronym for personal responsibility, respect, integrity, determination and enthusiasm. And the New Castle News was there to cover it! Charlie told the students, “Take responsibility for yourself, but most of all, be respectful to others. Be the best that you can be.” And his remarks really [...]
Recently, Charlie Batch joined fellow Steeler Jerry Olsavsky at St. Benedict the Moor elementary school to build a learning garden. The garden is sponsored by Dole. During the event, Charlie spoke about the importance of kids learning about gardening and eating fruits and vegetables at an early age. These are lessons, he said, that can be carried through the rest of their lives. Watch all the fun [...]
On Thursday, June 14, 2018, Charlie Batch will serve as the keynote speaker for the Women in Cable Telecommunications of Greater Pittsburgh Chapter's annual meeting. The event, titled "Tech It Out, Technology -- Leading the Way," will take place at the Carnegie Science Center on Pittsburgh's North Shore. "I've always loved innovations in technology, so I'm very excited to speak to this group of professional women," said [...]
This weekend, Charlie Batch was named the Grand Marshal of the Detroit Grand Prix! On race day, he was interviewed by local channel WXYZ-TV Detroit, where he talked about his history with that city and his recent placement in the MAC Hall of Fame. Watch the full interview here.
On Wednesday, May 30, Charlie was inducted into the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame for his record-breaking career at Eastern Michigan University. The induction took place during the MAC Honor's Dinner at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel. In addition to Charlie, five other athletes were inducted: Orel Hershiser (Bowling Green, baseball), Dr. Carol Cartwright (Mid-American Conference/Bowling Green/Kent State, administration), Michael Turner (Northern Illinois, football), and Dana Drew-Shaw (Toledo, [...]
On Saturday, May 19, 2018, Charlie Batch was proud to deliver the keynote address at Bethany College's Commencement Ceremony. At the event, Charlie spoke of overcoming odds, and he received an honorary Doctor of Philanthropy degree. During his remarks, Charlie told the graduating students and facility, "If you don’t expect to win in life, I guarantee you never will. So expect greatness from yourself and everyone around [...]
Today, Bethany College announced that Charlie Batch will deliver the keynote speech at this spring's commencement ceremony. In the announcement, Bethany College President Rev. Dr. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg said, "Charlie Batch’s example of tenacity, hard work, and dedication in service to the community is a model for 21st century American life. The impact of his work and message will be a clarion call to the Class of [...]
This week, Charlie was interviewed by John Clayton on his radio show, "Schooled with 'The Professor.'" During the interview, Charlie talks about his experience growing up in Homestead, PA, and talks about his commitment to the region today. The story notes that Charlie, "is developing businesses and opportunities in Homestead with his foundations. Batch is also working on scientific evaluations tools for football injuries for colleges and [...]
This month, Robert Morris University's magazine, RMU Foundations, published a feature article about Charlie Batch and his quest to earn a master's degree from the school. The story details Charlie's career during and after the NFL, and shares details about his study habits during the busy Steelers season. In the article, Charlie is quoted saying, "Completing my master's degree was always something I wanted to do." To [...]