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.

LCF logo, seal with fleur-de-lis

Follow us on Instagram at lecerclefrancophone     @ju.frenchclub


  • President: Sommer Marroquin
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Kaitlyn Aarons

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

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tamara Bentley Caudill


Fall 2023

See our Instagram at @ju.frenchclub for the latest updates. Fall events are currently being organized. To be part of the fun, contact Sommer Marroquin.