The 2019 Outstanding Thanatology Student Award

Breann Harwood

The Dr. Dana G. Cable Outstanding Thanatology Student Award was presented to Breann Harwood, Thanatology Certificate

Breann Harwood | Outstanding Thanatology Student Awardee


  • Thanatology (C)


  • Psychology & Counseling

The Graduate School at Hood College presented the 2019 Dr. Dana G. Cable Outstanding Thanatology Student Award to Breann Harwood, current graduate student in Hood College's Thanatology program. This award is funded by Jacqueline Kreh, in memory of Dr. Dana Cable.

Bre earned her bachelor’s degree here at Hood College in 2016 and enrolled in the Human Behavior master’s program and Thanatology certificate shortly thereafter.  Her research focused on why Complicated Grief should be added as a diagnosis in the DSM. She currently works at Hood as the Career Development Program Manager in the Center for Career Development.  During her employment at Hood, Bre received the Dr. Henry P. and Page Laughlin Award for her noteworthy service & contributions to the institution. She also received the Mary Ann Kerins Humanitarian Award for her service to students and was inducted into the prestigious Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, as a staff member at Hood College.  

Congratulations Bre - We wish her all the best in her future endeavors!

Inspired by Bre's story to #GOFURTHER in your studies and career? Learn more about Hood College's Thanatology graduate program by clicking here.