About LSB

LSB History

LSB founded by Walter Wireback and Wilbur Frantz

School located on second floor of 1st National Bank of Lansdale Building

Offers Secretarial and Accounting programs

Walter Wireback named as school’s first President

1918

LSB moves to Main & Broad, Lansdale

1928

LSB moves to Fifth & Broad, Lansdale

1938

Walter Wireback, the school founder, passes away Willard Jones becomes LSB’s second President

1945

Marion Keller begins employment with LSB

1946

LSB moves to Sixth & Broad, Lansdale

1955

Merton Houk becomes LSB’s third President

1957

LSB gains accreditation by ACIS (Now ACICS)

1967

LSB gains approval to offer Specialized Associate Degrees

1981

The personal computer is released and LSB offers first class with hands-on computer instruction

1981

LSB expands its evening classes by offering a variety of short-term diploma programs

1982

LSB moves to Hancock & Church Road, Lansdale Computer programs greatly expanded

1983

LSB begins offering Medical Assistant program

1984

Marlon Keller is named LSB’s sixth President

1985

Last commencement ceremony held in which Secretarial Science is largest graduating major

1988

Gains accreditation as a Junior College by ACIS (Now ACICS)

1989

LSB moves to 201 Church Road in North Wales

1990

LSB begins offering Paralegal program

1993

Secretarial Science removed as a curriculum option

1995

Computer offerings greatly expanded including programs in Networking, Web Administration, and Graphics

1998

Academic Programs reorganized into three academic divisions: Allied Health, Business Administration, and Computer Technologies

2000

Marion Keller, Instructor and Director of Community Relations, retires after 60 years of employment with LSB

2006

Phoenixville campus begins operation. LSB acquires National Academy of Massage Therapy

2008

Phoenixville campus moves to permanent location in the Franklin Commons Educational Center

2009

Main campus moves to 290 Wissahickon Ave, North Wales NAMT closed and Massage Therapy classes added to LSB curriculum

2010

LSB was awarded “Business of the Century” by the Penn Suburban Chamber of Commerce (now Greater Montgomery County Chamber) at its 100 year anniversary celebration

2013

After 50 years of accreditation by ACICS, LSB changes accreditors to ACCSC, Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

2018

LSB gains approval from the PA State Board of Nursing to offer Practical Nursing as a curriculum. First nursing students begin class in August.

2021

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