LOS ANGELES – The Student Success and RetentionCenter has broken ground at East Los Angeles College. The $55-million, 136,000-square-foot complex will contain classrooms, offices, languages labs and common spaces. It will also consolidate nine departments on the college campus. The center is aiming for LEED-Gold certification. It is scheduled for completion in 2014. The new project is being designed by HGA Architects and Engineers.