Staff Profile – Daryl Chapman

Daryl Chapman, a senior lecturer in management at Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences tells how he ended up in Finland and furthermore into Metropolia. “Like most foreigners, I didn’t necessarily plan to come to Finland. I travelled with a friend to the island of Kos, in Greece in the late 1980’s. There, we met…

Staff Profile – Senior Lecturer William Simcoe

We sat down with senior lecturer William Simcoe and let him tell briefly about himself and how he ended up in Metropolia. “I went to school in Harlem in the 1970s. After high school, when I was eighteen years old, I worked as a professional drummer for Broadway shows and musicals. I started to burn…

Staff Profile – David Clifford

David Clifford is a lecturer in finance and management in Metropolia. When David had just joined the teacher’s team in the autumn of 2014, we dropped by his office one rainy afternoon and gave him the opportunity to briefly introduce himself. A Houstonian by nature, David got his BBA in Finance at the University of…

Michael Keaney answered all your questions!

Our most enigmatic teacher answered all our questions, as promised Metropolia Blog interviewed Michael Keaney and his answers ready to be read. Despite his fear of the coming questions, he was brave enough to stay and answer our challenging inquires – not matter what the questions were related to. He promised to be as honest as he…

Pick a teacher to make uncomfortable

The blog needs your help to decide which teacher to interview! Did you always want to find out more about Michael Keaney. Why did he move to Finland? Is there actually anything he’s never criticised? What about his personal life? Or… maybe you prefer to get to know Kevin McIntire better, he is a relatively new teacher from…