Le Cercle Francophone French Club

Established in 2018, le Cercle Francophone (LCF) is Jacksonville University's award-winning French Club! It is open to all students, with no French study required. LCF designs and executes events each semester with a French or Francophone flair, often in conjunction with other campus organizations such as the International Student Association, the African Student Association, and/or the Caribbean Student Association.

LCF was named the Student Organization of the Year in both 2020 and 2022; and Madame Caudill was awarded the Student Organization Advisor of the Year in 2022.

LCF was also was recognized with a prestigious $2000 French on Campus Grant by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States in 2020/21, after finishing as a finalist in 2019/20.

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Follow us on Instagram at lecerclefrancophone     @frenchclub_ju


  • President: Amanda Bacallao
  • Vice-President: Joseph Brantley
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Sommer Marroquin

Past Presidents: Alessandra Ravelo, Emilia Vicente Santana, Gabriela Lovera Hernandez (founder)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tamara Bentley Caudill


Fall 2022

See our Instagram at @frenchclub_JU for the latest updates. Fall events are currently being organized. To be part of the fun, contact Amanda Bacallao.

Tartes! | 23 September 2022 | 3-4pm | Oak Hall Kitchen

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Mardi Gras Informational Meeting | 27 September 2022 | 4:30pm | Moran Center

Mardi Gras Info Session Flyer

Pause-Café | 7 October 2022 | 2:30pm | Starbucks Overflow, Kinne Center

Pause Café Oct 22

More Pause Café | Select Fridays | 2:30 pm | Kinne Center Starbucks Overflow

Pause Cafe flyer

Halloween Movie Social | 26 October 2022 | 3pm | Gooding Auditorium

Halloween Social Flyer