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 [...]
On March 16th, Charlie Batch, former Vice President Joe Biden, and many others came together at Duquesne University to remember and celebrate the life of the late Steelers owner and president, Dan Rooney. In addition to Batch, former Steelers Franco Harris, Mike Wagner, Rocky Bleier and others spoke about Rooney's many contributions to the team and to the city. Read more about the event in the Post-Gazette. [...]
This week, Impellia, a sports medicine tech company founded by Charlie Batch, was featured in USA Today. The article highlights the ways in which "a flood of information" is being analyzed by the NFL. The story notes that, during the NFL combine, Batch and his partners presented their product (which is used by teams at the University of Michigan) to the training staffs of all 32 teams [...]
On Friday, March 9, 2018, Mid-American Conference league office announced that Charlie Batch will be inducted into the MAC Hall of Fame this year! The news was covered by several media outlets including: the Tribune Review, Steelers.com and the Eastern Michigan Eagles website. On his Linked In page, Charlie wrote: "This is truly an honor. Never in a million years did I think this would have happened. Playing 15 [...]
This week, Charlie Batch and the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that Charlie has earned his Master's Degree in organizational leadership from Robert Morris University. Read the news brief, and other Steelers news here.
This Sunday, February 11th on TV20 Detroit at 6:00am, you can catch a full TV interview with Charlie Batch on From Glory Days. The show will detail Charlie's rise from a star high school football quarterback to his days in the NFL and beyond. Tune in, or read the full overview of the show in InPlay Magazine.
On Monday, January 8, 2018, Charlie Batch will serve as the keynote speaker at the Jackson Area Manufacturers Association’s 81st Annual Dinner. This annual member gathering will include time for networking, awards recognitions and banquet. “I’m honored to be a part of this prestigious event,” said Batch, who will be returning to Michigan where he began his NFL career. “I’m looking forward to meeting the members of [...]
This week, ESPN's "The Undefeated" featured Charlie Batch in its series on black quarterbacks. The article details Charlie's football career, from his early days in youth leagues to his days at Eastern Michigan University to his years in the NFL with the Detroit Lions and the Pittsburgh Steelers. The article quotes Charlie saying, "I wear my years in Pittsburgh with pride. ... It was either you played football [...]