University of Utah graduation

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The University of Utah has congratulated Joshua Roesser, of Botkins, Ohio, who was among the more than 8,000 graduates honored during the 153rd general commencement ceremony on May 5, 2022. The Class of 2022 includes students who graduated in summer 2021, fall 2021 and spring 2022.

Roesser earned a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree in the fall 2021.

“The Class of 2022 is filled with so many amazing students, with unique and remarkable stories. Among our recent graduates we have a decorated student veteran of the year, an Olympic skier and a Rhodes Scholar-the first at the U in 20 years,” said Taylor Randall, president of the University of Utah. “All of our graduates helped create a rich, diverse and vibrant environment during their time at the U. We appreciate their dedication as scholars and their enthusiasm for building a better future.”

Students in the Class of 2022 ranged in age from 21 to 73 and earned 8,702 degrees. Graduates represented 55 U.S. states and territories, and 65 foreign countries.