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Charlie Batch Gets His Hands Dirty Gardening with Kids

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 here. 

Charlie Batch to be Keynote Speaker at WICT’s “Tech It Out” Event

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 Batch. “I’m looking forward to sharing my thoughts on achieving your potential, managing your career, and being the best you can be.”


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Charlie Batch to be Keynote Speaker at WICT’s “Tech It Out” Event

Charlie Batch Inducted into MAC Hall of Fame

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, women’s basketball).

The MAC Hall of Fame ceremony included a video highlighting Charlie’s football career. You can watch it here.