PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–The class of 2017 received their diplomas at Rutgers University-Camden tonight.

Rutgers held its commencement ceremony at BB&T Pavilion.

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Rutgers-Camden posthumously awarded a master’s degree in criminal justice to New Jersey State Trooper Frankie Williams.

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It was accepted by his wife Kimberly.

Williams died in a head-on crash in December.

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He was just a few credits shy of completing his degree.