New Castle News: Former Steeler Batch energizes Mohawk students

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 [...]

2019-01-22T23:21:21+00:00August 28th, 2018|News|

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 [...]

2019-01-22T23:23:17+00:00July 24th, 2018|News|

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 [...]

2019-01-22T23:23:50+00:00June 6th, 2018|News|

Charlie Batch Named Grand Marshal of Detroit Grand Prix

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.

2019-01-22T23:24:50+00:00June 4th, 2018|News|

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, [...]

2019-01-22T23:25:04+00:00June 1st, 2018|News|

Charlie Batch Presents Keynote at Bethany College Commencement

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 [...]

2019-01-22T23:27:54+00:00May 21st, 2018|News|

Charlie Batch to Deliver Commencement Keynote at Bethany College

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 [...]

2019-01-22T23:26:25+00:00May 4th, 2018|News|

Charlie Batch Interviewed on Schooled with “The Professor” John Clayton

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 [...]

2019-01-22T23:27:45+00:00April 4th, 2018|News|

Gridiron Graduate: Charlie Batch Profiled in RMU Foundations

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 [...]

2019-01-22T23:28:29+00:00March 30th, 2018|News|

Charlie Batch, Joe Biden and Others Remember Dan Rooney

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. [...]

2019-01-22T23:29:05+00:00March 21st, 2018|News|