Nathan A. Miley, a Pearl High School graduate, was recently hired as an associate AIA for Dean and Dean/Associates Architects, P.A. Miley has joined the Jackson-based firm, having recently graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Architecture. During his time at MSU, Miley was involved in several campus groups, including the School of Architecture’s Studio Culture Committee. He earned the American Institute of Architects Mississippi Chapter’s Design Merit Award for his work on a plan for the MSU Golf Course Storm Shelters Project. He was also the recipient of Mississippi State’s 2018 Epting/Mathews Co-op Student of the Year Award, an honor that recognizes academic excellence, workplace professionalism and leadership in organizations.